Lump Crab Avocado Salad
I have 3 frozen tubs of lump crab left, bought during a sale a few months ago. I want to use them up now, starting with this 15-minute fast but super gratifying lump crab avocado salad. This crab avocado salad makes a pampering light meal for those eating low carb, but for those eating ‘normally’, this serves as a delicious starter or supper. Even though this salad contains mayonnaise, I am using the half-calorie Japanese kewpie mayonnaise to lessen the guilt :P Avocado provides a dose of healthy fats to this salad.
This is the closeup of the lump crab avocado salad. You can eat it on its own …
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… or served it on a bed of romaine lettuce like a salad topping.
This is the brand of pasteurised cooked lump crab (Sea Munch) used for this recipe. It is the best crab meat I have bought in Singapore so far as the crab tastes incredibly sweet & fresh, & the meat very clean too. It’s quite expensive (I think the usual price is $29.90), so when I saw them at a big discount months ago, I bought three at a go to keep in the freezer. You can also use the claw cut or flaky crabmeat for this recipe, though I personally love the large chunks so I always go for lump crab.
REST OF THE INGREDIENTS
Here are the rest of the ingredients for the salad (other than the crabmeat & avocado). On the white plate there are minced celery, sliced shallots, chopped spring onions, diced cherry tomato and lemon. I’m also using olive oil & kewpie half calorie Japanese mayonnaise.
Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl, taking care not break up the crabmeat. Season it to taste.
Since this was my light lunch, I prepared a bowl of romaine lettuce.
The salad dressing for one is simply some olive oil along with a few drops of lemon juice & apple cider vinegar. Shake it in a leak-proof salad dressing container (I got this from Daiso!) and pour the dressing over the salad.
Top the prepared lump crab avocado salad over the lettuce.
This looks absolutely right up my alley. Both crab and avocado are my favourites.
I would do exactly the same! Buy more when on sale :P in fact, I wanted to buy lump crabmeat in a can to try (in a salad too!) quite recently but did not. Starting to regret after looking at your crab salad.