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4.4.18 Crab & Avocado Salad

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Crab & Avocado Salad

(Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab, Celery Root, Remoulade)

Recipe provided by Michael Yaffe, Chef de Cuisine at Foxwoods Resort Casino


3-4oz Jumbo Lump Crab Meat

½ Avocado out of husk pit removed , sliced

1 each Lemon cut in half

2-3oz peeled julienned celery root

1 tsp Grain Mustard

1tsp Mayonnaise

Tabasco sauce

3 each sprigs water cress

5 each celery leaves

Kosher salt

Cracked black pepper




In a small bowl put mustard, mayonnaise and squeeze the juice from half of the lemon, mix, add a splash of tabasco sauce, season with salt and pepper to taste.

Celery Root:

In a separate bowl, add the cut celery root, mix in remoulade to incorporate, adjust seasoning with salt in pepper

Jumbo Lump Crab:

Place crab in small bowl, add remaining juice from the other half of the lemon, drizzle EVOO, season with salt and pepper


Place celery root mixture in a small ring mold, pack down with bottom of a spoon, place sliced avocado on top, drizzle Evoo. Season with salt and pepper, place crab meat on top avocado, pack it down a bit. Garnish with celery leaves and watercress, drizzle of oil.