Crab, avocado, broad bean and grilled gem lettuce salad

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By Signe Johansen

Published 2018

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I first had grilled lettuce with a roast chicken dish in Copenhagen and wondered why I had never cooked it this way before. Grilling the base ingredient of a salad may not be the most obvious move but the slight char and caramelisation you get from the lettuce really pairs well with crab.

Salad cream – or ‘white ketchup’ as it’s known in our family – makes an appearance here, too. I know it’s not fashionable, but the vinegar kick of salad cream complements the grilled lettuce so wel