Seafood Salad

seafood salad
close-up of a cold crab salad kept on a bed of crushed ice beside a whole crab


















1 pound imitation crabmeat, flaked

1/2 cup finely chopped celery, or more to taste

1/2 cup reduced-fat ranch dressing (such as Hidden Valley Ranch® LIght)

1/3 cup mayonnaise (such as Hellmann’s®/Best Foods®)1 tablespoon white sugar

1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley


Gently mix flaked imitation crab, celery, ranch dressing, mayonnaise, sugar, and parsley in a salad bowl until thoroughly combined. Refrigerate overnight, stirring occasionally. Stir again just before serving.