King Crab and Artichoke Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 lb of king or snow crab meat (l lb shelled)
  • 6 butter lettuce leaves
  • 1 jar of marinated artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1 tbs of red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tbs fresh chives, sliced thin
  • 1/2 tbs fresh tarragon, chopped
  • 2 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • Zest from 1 lemon, for garnish
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • Parsley for garnish
This is a delicious salad that you can put together in less than 15 minutes. Flaky king crab and artichoke are mixed with a lemon, olive oil herb dressing and presented on butter lettuce.

  • Remove crab from shells and cut into small chunks.
  • Place 6 serving plates in the refrigerator to chill.
  • In a non reactive bowl add the lemon juice and the herbs.
  • Drizzle in the olive oil slowly while whisking.
  • Taste the dressing then season with salt and pepper.
  • Add crab meat and artichoke hearts and gently mix well.
  • Place a butter lettuce cup on each serving plate and place a scoop of the crab mixture evenly among 6 plates.
  • Garnish with parsley and lemon zest.
 

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