123 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 60
  • 4 star values: 45
  • 3 star values: 15
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

This awesome sandwich is reminiscent of the famous Maine Lobster Roll, and made with ingredients that are easy to find.

Erin J
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, flake the crabmeat, and mix in mayonnaise, onion, lemon juice and Old Bay seasoning. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to mingle.

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  • Spread butter on the inside of the hot dog buns, and toast under the broiler. Fill buns with the crab salad, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

478 calories; 30 g total fat; 48 mg cholesterol; 1413 mg sodium. 39.7 g carbohydrates; 13 g protein; Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/02/2007
An incredibly easy and fairly inexpensive recipie. An excellent way to use up your leftover mock crab from making sushi and so forth. The Old Bay seasoning is a must; if you don't have any pick some up as it is invaluable when cooking seafood.
(12)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
10/07/2005
I did not like. I think the onions did not go well.
(1)
123 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 60
  • 4 star values: 45
  • 3 star values: 15
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
11/30/2004
I liked this a lot. It's the closest thing I can get to a Maine lobster roll. You do need to let the flavors blend though.
(20)
Rating: 4 stars
02/10/2004
Leftover lobster would certainly be a lot better in this recipe but when we have lobster there are no leftovers. My kids and hubby really like imitation crab meat so this was definitely a treat for them and it did taste very much like the Lobster Rolls we had up in Boston last summer. Very good Erin!
(19)
Rating: 3 stars
02/09/2006
Try a crab(imitation or fresh)with shredded lettuce mayo and scallions on a 3-4oz.cresant roll topped w/shredded monterrey jack cheese.Heat @ 325 untill cheese melts.
(17)
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Rating: 5 stars
02/02/2007
An incredibly easy and fairly inexpensive recipie. An excellent way to use up your leftover mock crab from making sushi and so forth. The Old Bay seasoning is a must; if you don't have any pick some up as it is invaluable when cooking seafood.
(12)
Rating: 5 stars
01/10/2005
I didn't think this would turn out so great with such simple ingredients. But this easy sandwich mix is my new favorite seafood meal ever! I didnt use Old Bay Seasoning. Instead i used McCormick's Gourmet Collection Seafood Seasoning (basicly the same thing but more expensive. I coudn't find Old Bay). I made it the night before so the flavors blended for quite a long time. Once my boyfriend tried it he couldn't stop eating it. He ate 3 sandwiches!! (and he is not a big eater). Yummmm!
(10)
Rating: 5 stars
01/13/2005
WOW! I cannot believe how delicious and flavourful these simple ingredients become! Like a previous reviewer said you MUST allow for the flavours to mingle (I left it in the fridge overnight). It is wonderful on any bread; I love it on a fresh croissant. Thank-you for this recipe! My search for delicious seafood salad is over!
(6)
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Rating: 4 stars
11/13/2005
This was surprisingly good! I made it only to use a package of imitation crab that had been lingering in the freezer for too long but I'd make it again. My in-laws live in Maine so I've enjoyed many lobster rolls over the years. This is a far cry from the real thing but it's an enjoyable sandwich in its own right.
(6)
Rating: 5 stars
12/14/2006
These sandwiches were SOOO Yummy! I used less mayo more lemon juice and more red onions out of personal preference. Then I used fresh sub rolls from the bakery instead of hot dog buns. SOO Delicious!
(5)
Rating: 4 stars
01/31/2011
This was interesting. I was expecting more flavor but it was pretty good.
(5)