Crab salad

This is a lighter, zestier version of the traditional crab salad. You can substitute lemon juice and wedges for lime juice and lime wedges.
Serves 4

Ingredients

1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cucumber, seeded and thinly sliced
1/3 cup fresh mint, chopped
12 ounces crab meat
4 cups mixed salad greens (mesclun) or romaine lettuce
4 lime wedges

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, vinegar, sugar, cucumber and mint. Add the crab and toss to coat well.

Divide the lettuce among individual plates. Top with the crab mixture. Spoon any remaining dressing over the crab. Garnish with lime wedges and serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Calories 119 Sodium 293 mg
Total fat 1 g Total carbohydrate 7 g
Saturated fat < 1 g Dietary fiber 1.5 g
Monounsaturated fat < 1 g Protein 19 g
Cholesterol 76 mg
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~ by Colorful Soul on 08/11/2012.

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