Crab Salad with Pear and Hazelnuts

Delicious crab salad! with hazelnuts and chopped pear, served on a bed of butter lettuce.

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lump crab meat
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted hazelnuts
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 firm, but sweet pears, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (or 3 Tbsp Meyer lemon juice)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 large pieces of butter lettuce, rinsed and patted dry

Method

In a medium sized bowl mix the hazelnuts, celery, pear, onion, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, ground pepper, and salt.

Gently fold in the lump crab meat, trying not to break up the crab too much.

Make individual servings, about a half cup each over a piece of butter lettuce.