Crab Calloway

The incomparable Cab Calloway was a master of scat singing, a top-tier jazz performer and the leader of one of the most popular big bands of his era. Put on your favourite swing records and have some fun while you enjoy this intensely flavourful crab salad.

  • 1 lbs crab meat, picked over to remove any shell
  • 1 stalk of celery, finely diced
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  1. Add the crab meat, the celery and the green onion to a medium-sized bowl.

  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, Old Bay Seasoning, and Tabasco.

  3. Spoon the dressing over the crab mixture and stir until coated. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Serve on a bed of lettuce or fresh buttered rolls.