Crab and Prawn Pasta Salad

Crab and Prawn Pasta Salad


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This crab and prawn pasta salad will make a tasty treat to bring along to your next bring a plate barbie. With celery, onion, capsicum, mint and dill. Yummy.


Serves: 6 

  • 3 cups uncooked macaroni
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 sticks celery, diced
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1/2 green capsicum, diced
  • 250g fresh prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 250g crabmeat
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cocktail sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon Tabasco(TM)
  • 2 teaspoons paprika, for garnish

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:4hours chilling  ›  Ready in:4hours45min 

  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 eggs from hot water then let cool. Peel eggs and reserve 1 egg for the garnish. Chop the remaining 4 eggs.
  2. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine macaroni, eggs, celery, onion, green capsicum, prawns and crab.
  4. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, milk, dill, mint, salt, sugar, cocktail sauce and Tabasco.
  5. Pour the dressing mixture into the macaroni mixture and mix thoroughly. Sprinkle top with paprika and decorate with extra sliced egg. Seal the bowl with cling wrap and chill for 4 to 6 hours.

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