From creamy pastas to easy crab cakes, find a new favourite crab recipe with our great recipe ideas.
Crunchy and peppery radishes give this radish and crab salad a much-needed kick
Looking for a decadent seafood starter? Try this recipe for potted crab with chives and fresh coriander. Warmly spiced with cayenne pepper, curry powder and mustard seeds, it works just as well with fresh or tinned crab.
The perfect way to start your Valentine's Day meal. Fresh ravioli packed full of gorgeous, zesty crab meat and served with a simple butter and lemon sauce
Add some Thai-inspired flavours to your Christmas party with these simple mini crab cakes, served with a tangy lime and sweet chilli sauce. Totally dairy- and gluten-free, these use tinned crab loaded with chilli, ginger and coriander for a quick canapé.
This colourful noodle salad recipe with crab and crisp vegetables is the ultimate speedy dinner idea for two
These generous crab rolls are a true taste of the seaside. Sweet crab is the star of the show in a creamy mayo dressing, stuffed into buttery brioche rolls with crisp lettuce for the ultimate picnic or summer lunch treat.
This quick and easy crab gnocchi recipe feels incredibly indulgent but only needs six ingredients to make and is ready in just 15 minutes.
Sweet crab meat pairs perfectly with crisp corn and fiery chilli sauce, all wrapped in a smoky, griddled tortilla. These easy tostadas offer a great way to enjoy seasonal sweetcorn, and make a more-ish, healthy lunch or snack
A crisp coastal vegetable that tastes of the sea, samphire makes this sophisticated salad the perfect light lunch or seasonal starter. The salty flavour works beautifully with the sweet crab meat and vibrant summer beans
Shellfish and lemon is a marriage made in heaven – these crab cakes are wonderfully fluffy thanks to perfectly mashed potato and are flavoured with fragrant basil. This easy dinner idea for two pairs them with a zingy lemon mayo and takes just half an hour
This seafood recipe is super speedy! You can be sitting down to a bowlful of steaming hot seafood pasta in just 12 minutes. It's a great way to use crab meat and makes the most of a classic flavour combination
Avocado is wonderfully nutritious and tastes delicious too. By stuffing with sweet crab meat, lime and coriander and drizzling with a creamy, fiery buttermilk dressing you get a tasty lunch idea that's ready in just 10 minutes
This impressive starter of crab and chilli topped blinis will make your Sunday meal super-special
These gluten-free crab cakes are packed full of flavour and are so easy to make, the whole family will love them
Creamy avocado is the ideal vessel for lush white crab and a pungent paprika mayonnaise in this starter. The fact it uses tinned crab meat as opposed to fresh removes any difficults and means you can rustle this up in just 10 minutes.
A delicious seafood starter for a springtime weekend lunch. Satisfying and fresh, these crispy sourdough bruschettas are made with thinly sliced fennel, sweet crab, lemon and olive oil. Top tip: if you haven't any dill, use the fennel fronds instead.
A fabulous starter for special occasions, this terrine is a real show-stopper that will keep your guests coming back for more
This delicious risotto recipe just oozes with summer goodness. Delicate crab and sweet pea are a natural flavour match with the fragrant basil and the tang of lemon. If you don't have wine or don't drink it, use a little extra stock instead.
This 10-minute recipe for Asian-inspired crab noodles is a simple midweek meal that even the most novice of cooks can make with ease. Easy ginger and easy chilli are what make the dish so fragrant while roasted peanuts tie it together with a textural crunch.
Make delicious sweet crabmeat go even further with these zingy, spicy crabcakes, ready in moments with cooked peppers, spring onions, chilli, coriander and ginger. Serve with a few dressed salad leaves as for a moreish family starter or light lunch.
Simmer together this Chinese-inspired crab and sweetcorn soup for a quick and easy dinner. Easy tinned shortcuts for the crab and sweetcorn mean this light dinner can be ready in just 20 mins.
Avocado on toast just got even better with this summery, lunch idea, which has definite Mexican vibes. Slices of baguette are toasted before being topped with the crab, avocado, tomato and lime mix. A great option for canapés, too.
Fresh crab is one of life's great luxuries and this salad carries its gorgeous taste even further. Made with zingy lime, capers, tabasco and soft avocado, it's dip-like texture is perfect for scooping up in little gem lettuce leaves.
Make a tin of crab go further with this beautiful summery starter or main course: sweet-tasting white or brown crabmeat with finely sliced apple, crunchy celery, rocket and a honey, red wine and shallot dressing.
Great for a weekend lunch or evening meal with family or friends, this simple dish is easy to make and will be on the table in 25 minutes. Fresh and light, every bite is full of flavour. Serve with a chilled white wine.
Using ready-made pastry means these elegant crab and saffron tarts are super quick and easy to make. Try them as a stylish starter, Valentine’s Day dish or light summer lunch.
Sunshine on a plate and full of amazing flavours: crab, mango and avocado marry perfectly with mint, lime and red chilli for a Mexican-style meal. What's more, it only takes 15 minutes to prepare and is a healthy choice to boot.
These crab cakes are luxurious yet surprisingly easy to prepare: dressed crab is mixed with mashed potato, flavoured with chilli, pepper, parsley and spring onions, then coated with breadcrumbs and fried. Serve with mayonnaise and a green salad for a delicious starter or light main course.