How to Cook Crab Sticks

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Crab sticks are a form of imitation crab meat. These sticks are primarily composed of a fish protein known as surimi. Crab sticks often are cheaper than genuine crab meat, which makes them popular in a variety of dishes. One of the easiest ways and healthiest methods of preparing crab sticks is to use them in salads as an appetizer or a side dish to an entree.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 cup raw macaroni noodles
  • 8 crab sticks
  • 2-3 green onions
  • 1/2 bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1 tsp. fresh dill
  • 3/4 cup low fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • Boil the macaroni noodles according to the directions on the box. Drain them and set them aside in the refrigerator.

  • Chop the onions and pepper and place them in a bowl.

  • Chop the crab sticks into bite-sized pieces and add them to the bowl.

  • Add the peas to the bowl as well and mix the contents of the bowl with a spoon.

  • Chop the dill and place it in a small mixing bowl. Add the mayonnaise, milk, sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well and pour over the crab meat and vegetables.

  • Stir the noodles into the crab meat mixture and return to the refrigerator until completely chilled.

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