Crab cocktail

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Serves 2


For the vinaigrette

½ tsp Dijon mustard

2 tbsp white wine vinegar

4 tbsp olive oil

4 tbsp groundnut oil


For the Marie Rose sauce

4 tbsp mayonnaise

1 tbsp tomato ketchup

splash of brandy

1 tsp horseradish sauce

squeeze lemon juice


For the crab

1 boiled crab, white and brown meat separated

2 little gem lettuce, shredded

¼ cucumber, peeled, deseeded and diced

½ avocado, diced

4 tomatoes, deseeded and diced

sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

fresh micro herbs, for garnish

How to Create the Dish


Whisk together the ingredients for the vinaigrette.


Stir together the ingredients for the Marie Rose sauce.


Add the brown crab meat to the Marie Rose sauce.


Mix half the white crab meat with one tablespoon of Marie Rose and a splash of vinaigrette.


Mix the lettuce, cucumber and avocado together. Add all but one tablespoon of the vinaigrette.


Put the salad in martini glasses. Put the white crab and Marie Rose mix on top. Pour the remaining Marie Rose sauce over.


Season the tomatoes and mix with the remaining vinaigrette, then spoon over the cocktail.


Decorate with micro herbs and serve.



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