Crab Claw, Cucumber, Lime, Watercress, Coriander, New Potato and Wasabi Mayonnaise Salad

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Salads: The new main course

Salads

By Peter Gordon

Published 2005

  • About

Crab claws are a real hands-on eating experience. You’ll have to pick them up and suck out the flesh, use your teeth to clamp on to the meat inside and use your fingers and a solid toothpick, or special crab pick, to get at the meat in the corners. However, it’s well worth it: it’s fun and it’s sociable. But... if you don’t want to serve this for a formal dinner, then buy crab meat already taken from the shell.

Wasabi is one of those flavours that either you get or you don’t. I get