Dairy Farmers of Canada

Mozza crab salad sandwiches

Our dietitians' favourite

Mango, curry and cilantro give these hearty seafood sandwiches a delicious tropical tang. Melted Canadian Mozzarella and a crispy crust make them perfect brunch or light supper fare.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 4 min
Yields 4 servings
mozza crab salad sandwiches


  • 1 1/3 cup (325 mL) crabmeat or Northern shrimp rinsed and patted dry
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) mango diced
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) tomato diced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) cilantro coarsely chopped
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) plain Greek-style yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) curry powder
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 8 slices of pumpernickel bread
  • 4 oz (120 g) Canadian Mozzarella sliced
  • 2 cups (500 mL) romaine lettuce thinly sliced
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In a bowl, mix crabmeat with mango, tomato, cilantro, yogurt and curry. Season with salt and pepper.

Preheat oven to broil.

Place slices of bread on a baking sheet. Cover half the slices with cheese and broil in the oven.

Meanwhile, add lettuce to crab mixture and mix until well coated.

Make 4 sandwiches by putting some crab mixture on slices with melted cheese, cover with other grilled slices of bread and serve immediately.


Cheese alternatives: Canadian Monterey Jack, Gouda, Cheddar.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 274 Calories
Protein: 20 g
Carbohydrate: 32 g
Fat: 8 g
Fibre: 4.9 g
Sodium: 645 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 18 % / 193 mg
Folate: 58 %
Selenium: 69 %
Vitamin B12: 82 %
Zinc: 33 %