- 1 can of crab meat, about 100 gram
- 1 hard boiled egg
- lettuce of your choice, e.g. lamb’s lettuce
- 1 shallot or small onion
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
- pinch of cayenne pepper
- pepper and salt to taste
- optional: ground paprika
Kitchen equipment needed
- salad spinner
- cutting board & chef’s knife
Preparation — 5 minutes
Rinse the lettuce of your choice and peel the hard boiled egg. Finely chop the shallot or small onion. Drain the canned crab meat and add it to a bowl.
Finishing the crab cocktail — 5 minutes
Crush the boiled egg using a fork and add it to the bowl along with 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise. Add the finely chopped onion and season with pepper, salt and a pinch of cayenne pepper.
Serve on a bit of lettuce and garnish with a pinch of ground paprika. This easy crab cocktail is great as a starter or to go with some toast, bread or as a dipping sauce. Enjoy!