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Mediterranean Dressed Crab

Mediterranean Dressed CrabRecipe courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 (4 to 6-ounce) dressed crabs in shell or 1 large fresh crab, cooked
2 tablespoons wholemeal (whole grain) bread crumbs
2 teaspoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons lemon juice
Citrus (lemon) pepper or ground black pepper
1 tablespoon mixed chopped fresh herbs (parsley, thyme, tarragon)
1 tablespoon prepared ginger and orange sauce

Cooking Directions:

  1. Spoon the brown and white meat from the crab shells into separate bowls.
  2. Mix sufficient bread crumbs into the brown meat to give a slightly crumbly texture.
  3. Flavor with mayonnaise, lemon juice, citrus pepper, salt and half the herbs.
  4. Mix the ginger and orange sauce and remaining herbs into the white crabmeat.
  5. Arrange the brown and white meat alternately in the shells or suitable serving dish. Serve with cucumber and tomato salad.

Makes 2 servings.

"From sea to plate, Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future."

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority