Crab Recipes

Crab Salad and Cucumber Hors d'Oeurves recipe

These cute little bite size items are perfect for a New Years party or bridal luncheon. They have cool cucumber, sweet crab, and creamy mayonnaise. And they aren't too hard to make either! Makes 30 bites.


  • 2 cucumbers sliced 1/4 inch thick, about 30 slices
  • 2 pounds lump crab meat
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 small jar pimentos
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • paprika, to garnish
  • chive sprigs, to garnish


  1. Arrange the cumbers on a serving platter.

  2. Combine all the other ingredients except for the garnishes in a medium bowl. Toss until combined.

  3. Place about 1 tablespoon of crab salad on each cucumber slice and sprinkle with paprika. Place a small sprig of chive on top to garnish.

Author: Rachael Daylong

Back to the Crab Recipes home page.

Made this recipe? If so, please add a review or comment below:
[Advanced Form]
Your name:
Recipe rating: (optional)
Recipe difficulty: (optional)
Upload photo: (JPEG format, optional)


Published: October 12, 2011
Privacy Policy
Published by Starsol