Crab and Avocado Salad with Coconut Milk Granité

Crab and Avocado Salad with Coconut Milk Granité
  • 4 servings
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 0:40 Cooking
  • 3:10 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • granite:

  • 0.500

    coconut milk

  • 0.500

    lime juiced and zested

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    star anise powder

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    ground cardamom

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    Salt

  • black pepper

  • crab:

  • 680 g

    snow crab legs

  • water

  • apples

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    ice cider

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    water

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    sugar

  • 2

    Granny Smith apple cut into wedges

  • avocado salad:

  • 4

    leaf lettuce

  • 1

    avocado diced small

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    avocado oil

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    fresh mint

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    chopped basil

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    chopped coriander

Preparation

Granité:

Combine coconut milk, lime juice and zest, star anise, cardamom, salt and pepper. Pour into a rectangular glass baking dish and freeze. Every 20 minutes, run a fork through the mixture to break it up into crystals and return to freezer.

Crab legs:

Cook crab legs in boiling water for about 4 minutes. Shell and remove meat.

Apples:

In a pan, reduce ice cider by half.

Add water and sugar and boil for a few minutes. Add apples and cover with parchment paper. Simmer on low heat for 30 minutes or so.

Crab and avocado timbale:

Combine avocado with avocado oil, mint, parsley and coriander.

Line 21/2-in. (6-cm) rings with plastic wrap and a lettuce leaf.

Fill rings halfway with avocado salad then with crab. Close up wrap and lettuce leaf and set timbales aside.

Source: Émission Les Chefs

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