Potted Crab

Prep time: 26-30 minutes Cooking time: 1 minute Serves: 4 Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: Stephen Jeffers

A sophisticated and delicious potted crab dish


The method

Crab mayonnaise

  1. Place yolk, mustard & lime juice into a bowl and whisk well.
  2. Now add oil 1 tbsp at a time whisking slowly until all oil is used and sauce is thick.
  3. Now whisk in crab stock, season well.

Avocado purée

  1. Dice green chilli, zest & juice lime, push avocado through a sieve with spoon and add chilli, lime zest, oil & juice season well.


  1. Combine crab & little mayonnaise.

Tomato tartare 

  1. Dice tomato quarters, add diced shallot, ketchup, vinegar, add pinch of sugar & oil, season.
  2. Plate ... Into a parfait jar; place avocado purée in bottom, top with thin layer crab mayonnaise, add tomato tartare and mustard cress to finish.
  3. Serve with Multi seed wafer.