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Crab Cocktail

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Course christmas, starter
Cuisine Christmas, Irish
Servings 6


  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • Salt and Black pepper
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ head iceberg lettuce shredded
  • 400 g fresh crabmeat
  • 1 Lime cut into wedges


  • In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise with the lime zest, lime juice, salt and pepper. Cover with cling film and set aside until required.
  • In a second bowl, combine the lemon juice and the olive oil and add the shredded iceberg lettuce, toss to coat the leaves.
  • Half fill a teacup or a glass with some iceberg lettuce, then add a good tablespoonful of fresh crabmeat and a dollop of lime mayonnaise.
  • Store in the fridge for a few hours and Serve with a wedge of lime.
Keyword christmas, shellfish, starter