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Crab and green mango salad

Australian Gourmet Traveller Caribbean recipe for crab and green mango salad

By Andy Harris
  • 1 hr preparation
  • Serves 8
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Crab and green mango salad


  • 2 kg cooked blue swimmer crabs (about 8)
  • 6 small green mangoes, cut into julienne
  • ¼ Spanish onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (loosely packed) coriander leaves
  • 1 long red chilli, seeds removed and cut into julienne
  • ½ avocado, finely diced
  • To serve: lime wedges


  • 1
    To prepare crab, lift triangular flap underneath the belly and remove, then lift top shell away from body and reserve. Remove gills and yellow ‘mustard’ from crab body, discard, then remove and flake the meat, and transfer to a bowl. Clean top shells in water and dry. Set aside.
  • 2
    To assemble, combine crab meat, mango, onion, coriander and chilli in a bowl and toss gently. Lay top shells upside down on a platter and divide crab mixture evenly between them. Top with avocado and serve with lime wedges.
  • undefined: Andy Harris