Dressed crab cups

Dressed crab cups

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Prep: 5 mins No cook


Serves 4
A simple, stylish canapé of shellfish with Dijon mustard and lemon, served in individual lettuce cups

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal310
  • fat27g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein15g
  • salt1.3g
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  • 300g white crabmeat
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • good squeeze lemon juice
  • 1 Little Gem lettuce, leaves separated


  1. Mix the crabmeat with the mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, salt and a good grinding of black pepper. Chill for up to a day.

  2. To serve, arrange the leaves from the lettuce to form a cup on your board and pile the crab in the centre of the lettuce cup.

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6th Jan, 2013
Made this for a Boxing day luncheon but instead of Gem lettuce I made filo pastry baskets and filled them with the crab --very tasty and very easy to eat with predinner drinks.
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