Crab and Orzo Salad

Crab and Orzo Salad

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"This salad is a great addition to that summertime BBQ"
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 431 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 431 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.3g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 25.1 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 910 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orzo, and cook 11 minutes, or until al dente. Drain, and place in the refrigerator about 1 hour, until chilled.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together orzo, crabmeat, tomatoes, carrot, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and green onions.
  3. In a small bowl, blend mayonnaise, chili sauce, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce. Pour over the orzo mixture, and toss to coat.

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I thought this was great. We had lump crab from Trader Joes (the canned kind) and decided to use it for this salad. The only difference I made was to add 1.5 tsp more of the chili powder and m...

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I loved the idea of the "Crab Louis" style of this and looked forward to this twist with the orzo. Unfortunately, I was let down. While this was edibible, it certainly wasn't memorable. I taste...

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I thought this was great. We had lump crab from Trader Joes (the canned kind) and decided to use it for this salad. The only difference I made was to add 1.5 tsp more of the chili powder and m...

I loved the idea of the "Crab Louis" style of this and looked forward to this twist with the orzo. Unfortunately, I was let down. While this was edibible, it certainly wasn't memorable. I taste...

A great idea but a little too "crabby" for my taste. If you like a seafood "cocktail" kind of taste, this one's for you. Might be better served over fresh greens, maybe with some cold boiled s...

This is a tasty and refreshing salad. Easy to prepare and delicious. When I make this again, I will use slightly less green onion and I will add a pinch of Old Bay seasoning. It is great as i...

I left out the carrots. It turned out great. It would look real nice for a Christmas buffet, and it's tastie !

I've made this numerous times for special events and large gatherings and everyone loves it!

Delicious and refreshing and I used the imitation crab meat.

I followed the recipe exactly, except I added a teaspoon of chipotle seasoning that gave it a good kick. it was awesome!

Loved this recipe. Very easy. Tastes great. I only had imitation crab and it worked perfectly. Definitely adding this to the summer dinner rotation.

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