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Alaska Dungeness Crab Fruit Salad

Type: Fish, Shellfish
Courses: Salads
Serves: 5 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Dungeness crab - (2 to 3 lbs) - thawed if necessary
2 cups 474mlFresh pineapple chunks - see * Note
2   Apples or pears - cut into chunks
1   Orange - peeled, sliced, and halved
  Lime or lemon wedges
  Honey Dressing
1/2 cup 118mlMayonnaise
1 tablespoon 15mlLime juice
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlHoney
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlGround ginger

Recipe Instructions

Lift off back shell of crab. Remove and discard viscera and gills. Rinse crab thoroughly under cool, running water. Break off legs; crack along edges. Cut into serving-sized pieces. Break body section into several pieces.

Micro-cook or steam until thoroughly heated; cool. Remove meat from body. Combine crab meat from body with fruit.

Honey Dressing: Combine all ingredients. (Makes about 1/2 cup)

Arrange fruit mixture and cracked crab legs on lettuce-lined platter. Serve with Honey Dressing. Garnish with lime wedges.


One can (about 15-14 oz) pineapple chunks, drained, may be substituted.

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