Learn to make a tasty, elegant crab salad dish that's as easy as it is delicious! Add about 8 ounces of backfin cooked crab meat with any bones or cartilage removed to a large bowl. Measure 2-3 heaped tablespoons of light mayonnaise and toss gently with crab meat. Chop about 1/4 cup of celery and add to mixture, toss. At this point, you could also add onions, peas, or other ingredients. Mix in 2 teaspoons of chopped capers. Cover mixture and let sit in refrigerator for at least an hour to allow flavors to infuse. After mixture has had time to chill, you can add parsley or crushed tarragon to garnish. Serve in a sandwich, on a plate of lettuce, or in a tomato aspic salad. Follow these steps to create a simple but versatile and delicious crab salad.