Dressed Crab

Dressed Crab

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds crab ,cooked and cooled
  • 1 lemon, juice and grated rind
  • 2 tbsp parsley, fresh, chopped
  • 4 tbsp bread crumbs, soft, brown bread
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise, not salad cream
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 egg, hard-boiled, finely chopped

Directions

  1. Crack crab open and remove meat, keeping it as intact as possible. Put half into one bowl and half into another.
  2. To one bowl, add grated lemon rind, half juice, 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley and 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise to white meat and mix lightly.
  3. In a separate bowl, put breadcrumbs, remaining mayonnaise and lemon juice and the mustard, then add the second bowl of crab.
  4. Sprinkle the each crab mixture with finely chopped hard-boiled egg and rest of parsley over top. Serve with lots of brown bread and butter and a green salad to follow.