This mouth-watering salad is quickly made if you buy fresh dressed crab from the fish counter in your supermarket. It is finished with a chilli and lime dressing made with a ready-prepared fat-free French dressing. You can however use your own home-made dressing – you’ll need about 3-4 tbsp.
CRAB AND MANGO SALAD WITH LIME AND CHILLI DRESSING
2 dressed crabs, about 130 g each
1 medium ripe mango, peeled and sliced
1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
10 g fresh mint, chopped
3 tbsp fat-free French dressing
finely grated rind of 1 lime
juice of 1/2 lime
1 tsp chopped fresh red chilli
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1. Remove all the light and dark meat from the crab shells and place in a large bowl. Add the mango, cucumber, mint and watercress and toss gently to mix.
2. Place the dressing, lime zest, chilli and salt and pepper to taste in a small bowl and whisk gently to blend.
3. Divide the salad between 4 plates and drizzle with the dressing. Serve at once.
WLS PORTION 1/2
Protein: 10.1 g
Carbohydrate: 15 g
Fat: 4.5 g
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