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Crab salad recipe

Crab salad recipe

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  • Serves 2
  • 25 mins to prepare
  • 435 calories / serving
  • Dairy-free


  • 225g mixed prepared crab meat (2 half-shells)
  • 4 small gherkins, finely chopped
  • 1tbsp capers, chopped
  • 1tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 2tbsp fresh lime juice + 1tbsp finely grated lime zest
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 pieces of celery, sliced
  • 1 ripe avocado, cut lengthwise and sliced
  • 1tbsp dry white wine
  • 1tbsp light olive oil
  • a few drops of tabasco sauce
  • salt, to season
  • freshly ground black pepper, to season
  • a few crisp salad leaves
If you don't have any limes, try a lemon instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    17g 24%
  • Saturates

    3g 16%
  • Sugars

    24g 26%
  • Salt

    1.9g 32%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 24.2g Protein 26.5g Fibre 1.3g


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, and then divide the mixture into two.
  2. Take each quantity, pile it on a plate and use your hands to form it into a round, flattened shape about 1cm high.
  3. Garnish with some crisp salad leaves all round.
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