Crayfish, Avocado, Grapefruit and Ginger Salad

With Wild Rocket and Chive Dressing


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Salads: The new main course


By Peter Gordon

Published 2005

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Like lobster, crayfish are so luxurious that it’s good to eat them only occasionally. However, I can well remember the times as a child that Dad would go cray fishing with his mates and come home from Ngawi (almost the southernmost point in New Zealand’s North Island) with 20–30 crayfish. We’d all gorge ourselves stupid, then take a week’s break from them as they are really quite a rich meat.

You can cook them yourself, or buy pre-cooked crays or lobsters, which will be easier – but