says: June 11, 2018 at 9:20 AM Note: this recipe has been updated with a few new instructions and to be made into a spicy crab poke bowl. cans of blue crab on sale for $8 (normally $16.99) a couple of weeks ago, so I stocked up. I found that it tastes even better on the next day as the flavors settle. So much fun…and so exhausting. Serve this crab salad as an appetizer on sushi nights, or with your favorite Asian take-outs, I recommend trying out shrimp and broccoli, beef and broccoli, hibachi steak, hibachi shrimp, and fried rice. Subscribe to my Newsletter, and follow me on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest for more tasty recipes! I found that it tastes even better on the next day as the flavors settle. So we watch Harry Potter movies until we fall asleep in Papa’s recliner, and Meema doesn’t get to bed until 1:30 a.m.  *yawn*. Your email address will not be published. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and garnish with cilantro, if desired, and serve immediately. Add more dressing if needed. Top with toasted sesame seeds, or black sesame seeds if you like. Add about ¾ of the dressing to the salad. Taste, and add more sriracha or mayo to your preference. Easy Family-Friendly meals are essential! Julienne cucumbers and crab meat in thin strips (just pull apart the crab). Toss imiataion crab with asian sweet and spicy mayo. Nutrition (per serving): 277 calories, 24.9g total fat, 88.8mg cholesterol, 302mg sodium, 249.7mg potassium, 4.8g carbohydrates, <1g fiber, 1.8g sugar, 10.9g protein. Skip the go-to tuna salad for lunch today and make this instead! Pull apart the crab meat into thin strands. Although sriracha sauce is used, it only calls for 3 teaspoons to 3/4 cup of mayo, which is not too spicy. Store kani salad in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 days. In a bowl or a jug, whisk all of the dressing ingredients until it’s well combined and creamy. You can prepare and do all your cutting beforehand and just mix it with dressing right before serving. This salad looks simple to put together, and delicious! Drain the liquid that has accumulated from the cucumbers and divide between eight small bowls; divide the crab into eight portions and spoon on top of the cucumber. Kani Salad is a Japanese crab salad made from spicy mayo, cucumbers and Asian caviar (capelin roe). Easy Grain Free Sushi … Enojy! I’m not complaining; when a can of industrially-grown green beans can go for $1.75 at the grocery store, 30 pint jars of organic for $20 can be awfully attractive (so attractive, we’ll do another 1/2 bushel before the summer is up, along with tomatoes, pickles, carrots, squash, pumpkin and maybe even sweet corn, along with whatever else we can get our hands on). So cute. Oh I’m loving the cilantro and lime juice, yumm! . Thanks for the feedback, Veronica! Place the crab in a large bowl, picking out any bits of shell or cartilage, and stir in the dressing. Inside, we build castles with the blocks in the living room, and play with cars and the neat wooden choo-choo we got in Amish country; we play fetch with Scooter and chase him around the house. In a small bowl, toss the cucumber with the 2 teaspoons of rice wine vinegar. Always love reading what you have to say:). Cut the cucumber into thin julienned pieces. . Spicy Sriracha Crab and Cucumber Salad. The Kani salad that you get at sushi shops is made with Japanese mayo, I don’t usually have it available so I just use regular mayo. Serve in a shallow bowl or serving plate, top with panko and drizzle with extra dressing. This version of Kani salad doesn’t get any easier and simpler. Oh great, Jennifer! Ukrainian Recipes are my heritage. I agree with others… wouldn’t be Kani salad without sesame seeds (and lots of them)!! Thanks, Julie. Not a fan of trying new foods. Combine all of the ingredients for the dressing. Dates with your kiddos is such a great idea! Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a564746aca7b244abe1342caf57e8642" );document.getElementById("ac9b4c20c3").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name and email in this browser for the next time I comment. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. Selly, thank you for giving our Kani salad a try! And of course, there was the whole process of getting out both canners (pressure and water-bath), getting all of the jars out of storage, checking the rims and lids to make sure they’d seal, etc. I used to get it in a Japanese restaurant that closed. But THANK YOU for all of your support, for visiting my blog, commenting, and sharing my recipes with your friends and family. I’m one of those that finds something I like and don’t change much (aka I’m boring!) Better than any take-out you've ever had! Flip over the rice and nori mat and add your spicy crab salad. Here’s what you’ll need: Spicy Kani salad is spicy but it’s also sweet and tart, the veggies and panko are crunchy, and the dressing gives a lovely spicy creaminess. He’s got wings – he’ll fly away!!”). Please read our disclosure policy. Better than any take-out you've ever had! Join me for Foodie adventures! Spicy Crab Salad (like in sushi!) It’s an amazing salad. Excellent recipe and I have added a pinch of sea salt and pepper to make the taste. Tried this and it was amazing and SOOO easy! Top salad with Panko breadcrumbs. The difference between regular and Japanese mayo is the strength of the egg flavor and the sweetness, Japanese mayo seems to have a stronger egg flavor, and it has a sweeter tang. In another small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar, Sriracha and ginger. We share true comfort food recipes with easy detailed recipe instructions for success. A double portion of it was just perfect for watching Harry Potter go forth and do battle with all manner of magical critters (“Look, Meema! P.S. That’s genius, thanks so much for sharing that with us. Serve the salad with Chicken Fried Rice. Simple. Some recipes will call for carrots, mangoes, sesame seeds and Panko crumbs. I will be making this again. This looks absolutely amazing. Also, adjust seasonings to your preference. More about me! Melissa, Sriracha and panko give it a whole new taste. Thanks! Find it at Sushi Restaurants and are you in for a tasty salad! Spicy Sriracha Crab and Cucumber Salad. Will definitely make again. These cookies are set through our site by our advertising partners. It won rave reviews at my-sister-in-laws engagement party and you’ll know why! Find it at Sushi Restaurants and are you in for a tasty salad! Have a taste and adjust the seasoning to your preference. Some add mango, lettuce and sesame seeds but we’re laying down the super basics that brings out the best of this salad! I loved the sauce and the salad! When I first recreate the recipe, I had it over and over again. NOTE: The name Kani is referred to imitation crab – a must in the Japanese restaurant to make sushi. In a bowl, combine the cucumbers and crab. Hint: It’s something you have in your house that will be a huge time saver! I am SO thankful for you! They added white and black sesame seeds and fish eggs which I think I will add too! And unlike the restaurant version, this healthier recipe is Gluten-Free with 30% less carbs. . This looks great and I can’t wait to try it. I have never tried sushi!! I constantly make it just for homemade sushi, and have some in my squeezable bottle, hanging out at the fridge as we speak. In a bowl, mix together the ingredients for the homemade spicy mayo. You were quick! I’m so glad you like the Kani Salad. We water the gardens and pick up acorns out of the yard, and watch the butterflies flutter around the flowers. Depending on how spicy you want your salad to be, adjust the amount of sriracha used in the dressing. Cucumber noodles make the perfect base for this fun and fiery sriracha crab salad and the delectable crunch of panko-crusted avocado makes the perfect topper. Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site! Just like the kani salad that you get at the sushi … Thank you for sharing this! However, I know we would love this salad!! I appreciate the feedback. When cooked, sprinkle in the vinegar and sugar. I used all the sauce. Yes, this cucumber salad with crab is great to prepare up to one day in advance. ... Vegan Spicy "Crab" Sushi Rolls Monson Made This. Follow Valentina’s Corner on Pinterest for more inspiration! Make the rice per the package directions. Just cleaning, trimming and cutting them all into uniform-size pieces was a chore – it made the actual canning of them seem like a breeze. : ). Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Vegenaise, sushi rice, avocado, Sriracha, toasted sesame seeds and 5 more. No knives or piecing through with your hands anymore! The translation for Kani means crab. You are soo in for a treat, Sandra! You can either serve this salad immediately or keep it in the fridge until you’re ready to serve. Thinly shredded imitation crab tossed in a homemade Asian-inspired Sweet and Spicy Mayo Sauce, makes the BEST Spicy Crab Kani Salad. Mmmmm …. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. And unlike the restaurant version, this healthier recipe is Gluten-Free with 30% less carbs. Would you please give the approximate amount (in cups) of cucumber for those (like me) using regular cucumbers rather than minis?