Crab Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a starter
    • Difficulty


Appears in
British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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A salad is an easy option if you’re not going to dress your crab traditionally or turn it into a sandwich. All you need is some tasty seasonal leaves and perhaps a chopped tomato or two, or, if it’s early summer, a few blanched asparagus tips maybe.

I tend to use just the leaves from my garden during the summer - peppery leaves like nasturtium and land cress, plus flat leaf parsley, chervil and some bitter cress and chickweed. Sometimes I add other herbs like chives and perhaps a sp