Tuna and Crab Salad

    30 minutes

    If you are looking for a more interesting tuna salad, this is the recipe for you! It is even better the next day after the flavours have had a chance to blend.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 2 eggs
    • 375g tinned tuna
    • 170g tinned crab
    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
    • 1 teaspoon sour cream
    • 1 teaspoon mustard
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
    • 1/8 teaspoon lemon pepper
    • 4 tablespoons gherkin relish
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion

    Preparation:30min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop finely.
    2. In a mixing bowl, combine tuna, crabmeat, mayonnaise, sour cream and mustard. Stir in chopped egg, dill, lemon pepper, relish and chopped onion. Mix thoroughly.

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    This is the best homeade tuna salad recipe i've ever had. It's a must try for any tuna salad fan. You can make varaitions on it to fit your taste. To save time you can omit the boiled egg without losing anything in the flavor department. I also suggest a half cup of onion, instead of a 3/4.  -  20 Jan 2003  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This was just WAY too much trouble for something that should be quick and easy. Although the taste was interesting, it isn't something that would make me want to try it again, or serve it to guests. The taste just wasn't worth the time and trouble.  -  07 Mar 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This recipe is perfect! I doubt I will use any other for tuna salad. I substituted slightly to make it low fat: using 4 hard boiled egg whites, fat-free Miracle Whip, and fat-free sour cream. Everything else I followed exactly and served it on toasted English muffins with sliced tomatoes and a sprinkle of lemon pepper. Fantastic!  -  07 Jun 2003  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)