Seafood salads are healthier choices than meals based around meats like beef or chicken because of their lower saturated fat content and positive effect on your cholesterol levels. Celery Fresh celery adds loads of crunch. Red onion Just a bit for some more flavor! Lemon juice Just a wee bit! Dried dill You can also use fresh dill.
Seafood salad is a combination of crab meat, celery, red onion, and dill, all tossed in a salad dressing that’s made with mayonnaise and Old Bay seasoning. While mayo and seafood might sound like an odd pairing, it’s actually a lot like a classic tuna salad. Some combinations just work!
If you use low-fat mayonnaise, then yes, this seafood salad is pretty healthy. It’s not super high in carbs, has a reasonable fat content, and does not have a lot of calories per serving.
This seafood salad can be kept for up to 2 days in the fridge, in an airtight container.
You can freeze it without the dressing if the ingredients you used were all fresh, i.e., not defrosted.
You can jazz up your seafood salad by using langoustines, cuttlefish, or musky octopus. Use the mussel and clam cooking water to add zing to a risotto or other fish dishes.
Try swapping the citronette with an oil and citrus emulsion to give this dish an original touch!