Friday July 19th 2019

Soft Crab Tacos

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Rating: 2.7/5 (3 votes cast)

Recipe: Soft Crab Tacos

Summary: For a quick weekday lunch or supper, try soft tacos topped with shredded lettuce and a blend of chiles, fresh tomatoes, and delicate crabmeat.


  • 1 1/2 cups Pineapple Salsa
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small can (about 4 oz.) diced green chiles
  • 2 large firm-ripe tomatoes (about 1 lb. total), chopped
  • 1 pound cooked crabmeat
  • 3 cups finely shredded lettuce
  • 6 to 12 warm corn tortillas
  • Thinly sliced green onions
  • Salt


  1. Prepare Pineapple Salsa and refrigerate.
  2. Heat oil in a wide frying pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add garlic and red onion; cook, stirring often, until onion begins to brown (8 to 10 minutes).
  4. Add chiles and half the tomatoes; simmer, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are soft (8 to 10 minutes).
  5. Remove from heat; stir in crab.
  6. Divide lettuce equally among tortillas; then top tortillas equally with crab mixture and remaining tomatoes.
  7. Add green onions, Pineapple Salsa, and salt to taste.

Quick notes

Makes 6 servings.

Per serving: 218 calories (28% calories from fat), I8 g protein. 22 g carbohydrates, 7 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 378 mg sodium

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: Mexican


Soft Crab Tacos, 2.7 out of 5 based on 3 ratings
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