Here’s an easy recipe for a very different kind of salad that is an elegant meal in itself. It’s simple and delicious, and such an easy recipe to make.
Crab and Mango Salad with Mint
To make this easy recipe, boil the crab and extract ¼ cup of fresh crab-meat. Chill in refrigerator until cold. Select 2 ripe mangos. Peel the mangoes and cut them into cubes . Peel 1 cucumber and dice it. Wash 2 ripe limes and squeeze out juice. Mix cubed mango pieces, diced cucumber and lime juice with the crab-meat. Add 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil to the crab mixture and season with salt and pepper to taste. Add 1 teaspoon of fresh mint chopped fine, and 1 teaspoon of fresh Italian flat leaf parsley chopped fine. Reserve 8 mint sprigs for garnish.
For the presentation, chill long stemmed sherbet glasses. With an ice cream scoop, spoon the crab and mango salad with mint into the glasses on baby butter lettuce leaves and garnish the scoops with the fresh mint sprigs. This easy recipe can be made with any crab-meat: blue, stone, King or Alaskan.
Serve your easy recipe of crab and mango salad with mint, with unsalted crackers and a fruit iced tea.
This easy recipe is perfect for a lunch with friends when you want to prepare something that looks elegant but actually takes only a little time and effort. It is also an easy recipe for an impressive and delicious appetizer and provides a nice introduction to a steak dinner with the family.