Smoked salmon salad with crab dressing

Smoked salmon salad with crab dressing

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(2 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins No cook


Serves 2
Quick yet luxurious, this is a great supper for two - the fresh crab mix with mayo and cayenne is also delicious with potatoes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal538
  • fat44g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre4g
  • protein31g
  • salt4.5g
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  • 100g tub fresh crabmeat
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • good pinch cayenne pepper
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
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  • 6 small slices smoked salmon
  • 2 small handfuls curly endive
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, peeled, stoned and thickly sliced



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  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced



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  • few rocket leaves, to serve



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • toast (optional)


  1. Mix the crabmeat with the mayonnaise and cayenne pepper. Set aside. Stir the lemon juice and oil together in a large bowl with some seasoning.

  2. Arrange the smoked salmon on 2 large plates. Add the endive, cherry tomatoes, avocado and shallot to the lemon dressing, toss well and pile onto the plates. Top with the crabmeat mixture, scatter over rocket leaves and serve with toast, if you like.

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20th Feb, 2016
Omitted the avocado and shallot, didn't have first, secondseemed too harsh. Added roast red peppers to mix and used gem lettuce not endive as find it bitter. was delicious with a very dry white wine. Also added horseradish croutons made by combining oil and horseradish and brushing croutons before and after turning whlst baking them
19th Jul, 2014
Such a nice dish! We make it so often!
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