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Hold the mayo! We use ingredients that are high in flavor but low in calories--lime juice, ginger, cilantro and chile peppers among them--to make this crab salad both nutritionally sound and absolutely delicious. If you want to skip the pita, serve on a bed of Boston lettuce or mixed greens.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1992

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20 mins
Servings:
2

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk vinegar, oil, lime juice and pepper in a medium bowl. Add ginger, crab, celery, onion, cilantro and jalapeno; toss well. Line pita halves with lettuce and fill with crab salad.

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Note: Crab meat can be purchased in handy, 3.5-ounce, shelf-stable pouches--usually found in the same section as canned tuna. Each pouch is one serving.

Nutrition Facts

339 calories; protein 27.8g; carbohydrates 37.8g; dietary fiber 5.6g; sugars 1.6g; fat 9.9g; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 70mg; vitamin a iu 665IU; vitamin c 5.1mg; folate 45.5mcg; calcium 99mg; iron 2.7mg; magnesium 51.2mg; potassium 240.7mg; sodium 667.9mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2011
OK but not quite what I was hoping for. I used yellow onion instead of red and I think the result may have been less tasty because of the substitution. Read More