Crab Salad with Spicy Marie Rose Sauce

Cook time 10 mins
Servings 4


300g cooked crab meat
½ frisee, 4 leaves reserved for garnish
2 avocados cut into cubes
1 ruby grapefruit, segmented
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

spicy marie rose sauce
½ cup good quality mayonnaise
2 tbsp. tomato sauce
½ tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. brandy
1 knob ginger, finely grated
1 tbsp. chilli sauce
Juice ½ lemon

Crab Salad with Spicy Marie Rose Sauce


For the Marie Rose sauce, whisk all the ingredients together.

Finely shred the frisee and place in a bowl with the avocado. Season with salt and lightly dress with oil. Dress four large cocktail glasses with the frisee leaves. Divide the salad into each glass then place a small dollop of sauce onto each, now add a few pieces of grapefruit segments.

Mix the crab meat with the remaining sauce. Using two spoons quenelle the crab mixture, then place on top of grapefruit.