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What is imitation crab meat made of?

I was sitting here eating some, and I just wanted to know what exactly I was eating?

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Asked by caitlinsmom1012 at 11:10 AM on Jan. 12, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Pollock, it is a while fish. Crab flavoring and color are added. It is safe and tastey, enjoy

    Answer by navy-wife at 11:11 AM on Jan. 12, 2009

  • white*

    Answer by navy-wife at 11:11 AM on Jan. 12, 2009

  • hmmm.... so it is actually a type of fish? That is good to know!!

    Answer by caitlinsmom1012 at 11:17 AM on Jan. 12, 2009

  • so weres the crab?? lol. when you see crab "meat" u would think they would throw that in..rather then flavoring.. so weres the imatation lobster? i would try that...

    Answer by tabbys4 at 12:03 PM on Jan. 12, 2009

  • Pollock is also commonly referred to as Poor mans Lobster. When you bake it and eat it with melted butter it actually does taste like Lobster! When it is used for imation crab meat seasonings and coloring is add to it to make it taste and look more like crab.


    Answer by MNMom247365 at 2:50 PM on Jan. 12, 2009

  • I couldn't remember the name of the fish....Pollock...(jots down in mental notebook) The orange coloring is from carrots though. That's what I was told anyway.

    Answer by Nika75 at 6:16 PM on Jan. 12, 2009

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