Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad

Get ready to indulge in a delightful culinary adventure with the Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad!

This refreshing dish combines the succulent flavors of imitation crab with the crispness of cucumbers, creating a symphony of taste.

My easy-to-follow recipe will guide you through the process of creating this salad in no time.

Whether you’re hosting a special occasion or surprising your family on the weekend, this hearty and delicious salad is sure to impress.

Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

To add a burst of freshness and essential vitamins and minerals, I’ve included juicy and crispy Napa cabbage in this recipe.

The addition of fresh cucumbers enhances the juiciness and brings a spring-like vibe to the dish.

The mild sweetness of canned corn perfectly complements the delicate aroma of the fish in the crab sticks.

Whether you’re looking for a quick lunchtime treat or an impressive side dish for your next gathering, this salad is sure to please every palate.

Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

What sets this salad apart is the unique homemade dressing that adds a special touch of flavor.

Creating this thick mayonnaise dressing at home is a breeze.

Simply mix regular mayonnaise with vegetable oil, add spices, and finely chop some dill.

The rich taste of these greens will bring all the familiar components together, resulting in a new and beloved salad.

The mild sweetness and delicate texture of the crab perfectly complement the cool crunchiness of the cucumbers, while a tasty dressing adds an exhilarating kick.

Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

A fragrant and Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad is a must-try.

With just 5 ingredients, you can treat your loved ones to this amazing dish.

Not only does it taste incredible, but it also adds a beautiful touch to your holiday table.

The combination of vibrant colors – the sunny yellow of corn, the vibrant red of crab sticks, and the soft green of Napa cabbage and cucumbers – creates a stunning palette that will surely impress.

So, grab your chopping board, assemble these simple yet astonishing ingredients, and get ready to dive into this scrumptious creation!

how to cook Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad?


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First, peel the boiled and cooled eggs and cut them into strips.

TIPS: Let’s master the art of making hard-boiled eggs. Start by placing the eggs in lightly salted water, bring it to a boil, and let them cook for a good 10 minutes. Once they’re done, cool them off in cold water. Easy peasy!

TIPS: If you want to cut boiled eggs into strips quickly and easily, try using a special egg cutter. It’s much more convenient and saves you time.


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Next, place the canned corn in a sieve, drain off any excess liquid, and give it a good rinse with water.


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Don’t forget to thaw the crab sticks and cut them into strips as well.

TIPS: Let’s defrost those crab sticks the right way. You can either let them thaw at room temperature or submerge them in cold water. Just remember, don’t use hot or warm water as it will mess up their shape.


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Now, let’s move on to the cucumbers. Give them a nice wash, cut off the stems, and then slice them in half lengthwise. Finally, cut the cucumbers into strips.

TIPS: Want your cucumbers to be extra crispy and juicy? Place them in a bowl of cold water for 10-15 minutes before using them. You’ll notice the difference!


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For the Napa cabbage, we want to slice it into thin strips.

TIPS: When making salads, opt for the tender green part of Napa cabbage leaves. The inner white part, which is more rigid, can be used for stewing, frying, boiling, and preparing other dishes.


Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

And don’t forget about the dill! Give it a good wash, dry it, and then finely chop it up.

TIPS: Fresh dill not available? No problem! You can use dried dill as a substitute in your dish.


Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vegetable oil, chopped dill, and season it with some black pepper and salt. Mix everything together until it’s well combined.


Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

Now, it’s time to assemble the salad. Grab a large bowl and toss in the Napa cabbage, cucumbers, and crab sticks.


Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

Add the canned corn and the chopped eggs to the mix, and gently combine everything together.


Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

Finally, pour the delicious mayonnaise dressing over the finished salad.


Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

And there you have it! A mouthwatering Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad. Enjoy your meal!

Easy Imitation Crab Cucumber Salad


  • Cucumbers – 2 pcs. (190 g)
  • Eggs – 3 pcs. (150 g)
  • Napa cabbage – 1/4 pcs. (150 g)
  • Canned corn – 1/2 can (200 g)
  • Frozen crab sticks – 1 package (200 g)

for the dressing

  • Mayonnaise – 1/3 cup (83 g)
  • Vegetable oil – 1 tbsp. (14 g)
  • Dill – 1/2 bunch (25 g)
  • Salt – 1/8 tsp. (1 pinch)
  • Ground black pepper – 1/3 tsp. (1 g)

Cooking steps:

  1. Boil the eggs in lightly salted water for 10 minutes, cool in cold water. Peel boiled and cooled eggs and cut into strips.
  2. Place the canned corn in a sieve, drain off excess liquid, and rinse with water.
  3. Thaw crab sticks and cut into strips. Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise and cut into strips. Then cut the Napa cabbage into thin strips.


  1. Finely chop the dill.
  2. Place mayonnaise in a small bowl, pour in vegetable oil, add chopped dill, season with ground black pepper and salt, mix thoroughly.


  1. Place chopped Napa cabbage, cucumbers, crab sticks, canned corn, eggs into a large bowl and mix gently. Place the finished salad on plates and pour over the dressing.


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