Kani salad is a Japanese crab salad usually made from imitation crab meat with spicy mayonnaise dressing and vegetables, and it is usually served cold. You can find kani salad in most Japanese restaurants. Fortunately, making your own homemade kani salad in incredibly easy! It only takes 10 minutes to whip up.
for 2 servings
10 crab sticks
1 head green coral lettuce, sliced
1 head red coral lettuce, sliced
1 Japanese cucumber, cut into half-moons
12 cherry tomatoes, cut in halves
4 to 5 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
½ tsp wasabi paste (or to taste)
Fish roe ‘Tobiko’
Toasted black sesame seeds
In a medium bowl, mix together Japanese mayonnaise, wasabi paste and shredded crab sticks. Let chill (optional).
In a large bowl, add all vegetables and toss evenly.
Divide mixed vegetables into 2 equal portions. Top with mayonnaise crab, fish roe and toasted black sesame seeds. Enjoy!