Recipe courtesy of Patricia Wells

Pic's Fresh Crab Salad with Lime Zest

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 pound fresh lump crabmeat

2 limes, zest grated

5 or 6 tablespoons mayonnaise

Fine sea salt

Freshly ground white pepper to taste

Several lettuce leaves or thinly slice cucumbers, for garnish


  1. In a bowl, combine the crabmeat, lime zest, and enough mayonnaise to evenly coat the crab. Taste for seasoning. Arrange a layer of lettuce leaves or thinly sliced cucumbers on 4 salad plates. Place the crabmeat in a mound atop the lettuce or cucumbers. Serve.