Lemon potted crab

Lemon potted crab

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Prep: 5 mins - 10 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 8
A delicious seafood dish, ready in 10 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal344
  • fat34g
  • saturates20g
  • carbs0g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.11g
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Ingredients

  • 400g crabmeat
  • large pinch cayenne pepper
  • zest and juice of ½ lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 300g butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • fresh parsley leaves, to decorate

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

Method

  1. Combine crab, cayenne, lemon juice and zest, and season well. Pack into 8 small or 1 large ramekin. Melt the butter, then pour over until the crab is covered with a thin film. Top with a parsley leaf if you like, then cool in the fridge. (It will keep for up to 2 days in the fridge.) To prevent the butter melting, transport to your picnic in a chiller bag.

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