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How to make Portuguese crab salad (Salada de Caranguejo).
Portuguese Crab Salad Recipe
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Portuguese Crab Salad Recipe

Portuguese Crab Salad Recipe

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1 lb fresh crab meat2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped1 Tbls finely chopped parsley1 Tbls cayenne pepper1/4 Cup of cream2 Tbls Port wine1 Tbls mustard1/3 cup mayonnaise of the gourmet varietyKosher saltGround pepper

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  • Mix the crab, eggs, and parsley in a bowl, add a little salt and toss.
  • Take a separate bowl and mix the mayonnaise, cream, mustard, Port wine, cayenne and black pepper until the are all combined well.
  • Pour the mayonnaise mixture into the bowl with the crab and gently mix the ingredients.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Ways to serve: Inside of cleaned crab shells, on a bed of fresh lettuce or simply spoon it on to a small appetizer plate. Grind black pepper on top and add a little finely chopped parsley before serving.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com


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