Lemon potted crab

Lemon potted crab

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Prep: 5 mins - 10 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 8
A delicious seafood dish, ready in 10 minutes

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal344
  • fat34g
  • saturates20g
  • carbs0g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.11g
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  • 400g crabmeat
  • large pinch cayenne pepper
  • zest and juice of ½ lemon



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

  • 300g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • fresh parsley leaves, to decorate



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


  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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