Grapefruit, ginger and soya dressed crab with avocado

An exciting crab recipe to delight your guests, great showpiece or as a starter. Easy to prepare and loved by most, a whole cooked crab with the sweetness and softness of grapefruit and avocado in a thai style sauce.

  • Beginner
  • Serves 2
  • 15 minutes
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What you’ll need

  • 1 whole cooked crab
  • 1 ripe grapefruit, diced
  • 1 tbsp lazy ginger
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1tbsp soy sauce
  • juice and zest of one lime
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • rocket leaves
  • ripe avocado

Let's Cook!

Grapefruit, ginger and soya dressed crab with avocado
Step 1

Break down the crab and pick the meat keeping the white meat separate for the brown and the crab shell for presentation. You can find video tutorials on how to do this on youtube.

Grapefruit, ginger and soya dressed crab with avocado
Step 2

In a bowl with the white meat combine the grapefruit, ginger, fish sauce, soya and juice of the lime, stir gently to evenly coat everything

Grapefruit, ginger and soya dressed crab with avocado
Step 3

In a bowl with the brown meat stir in the mayonnaise and lime zest, season generously with salt and pepper

Grapefruit, ginger and soya dressed crab with avocado
Step 4

Arrange the rocket on a plate and sit the crab shell on top. Spoon the brown meat mixture into the bottom and follow with the white meat and mango mixture. Finish with wedges of avocado and lime.

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