Russian Crab Salad
Russian Crab Salad



  • 1 egg
  • 125ml olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • 75g brown crabmeat
  • For the Salad
  • 400g white crabmeat
  • 1 tbsp each of chopped dill and chervil
  • 1 dill pickle, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp caper, drained
  • 2 tbsp celery, sliced
  • 200g prawns, cooked and peeled
  • 2 eggs, soft boiled
  • Parsley sprigs, to garnish
  • Prep your dressing by whisking the egg in a bowl until light and foamy. Gently add the oil, whisking constantly, then season with salt and pepper and lemon juice. Stir in the brown crabmeat.
  • Make the salad by placing the white crabmeat into a bowl, and adding the herbs, pickle, capers, and celery, Mix gently. Spoon in a little of the dressing, and stir to combine. Place a chef’s ring in the middle of each plate, and spoon the crabmeat mixture into the ring and press down until they are two-thirds full. Arrange a layer of prawns on top, then spoon over a bit more dressing. Garinish with parsley sprigs, lift away the chef’s rings, and finish with half a soft-boiled egg on top and a little more dressing.
10 mins
4 serving
This recipe pairs perfectly with the Baron Jacques Sparkling Blanc de Blanc NV from Burgundy, France.

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