Citrus Salad with Snow Crab Claw


Citrus Salad with Snow Crab Claw

Recipe type: Yield: 4 Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

Executive Chef Salvatore Giuliano’s delectable tastes are inspired by the surroundings at Laguna Cliffs Resort.


Marinade:1/2 cup orange juice1/4 cup lemon juice1 t red peper flakes1 T honey12 cooked snow crab clawsVinaigrette:2 oz orange juice1 oz lemon juice1/2 oz aged red wine1 T Dijon Mustard1 T Chopped Shallot1/2 t chopped garlic1 c olive oilSalad:4 c baby spring greens1/4 c chopped basil leaves1 avocado diced1 ruby grapefruit with membrane removed


  1. Start with your marinade. Combine the first five ingredients into the bowl and add your cooked crab. Marinate at least 1 hour. For the vinaigrette, blend all ingredients in a bowl and slowly add the olive oil while quickly whisking to emulsify. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. For your salad, equally distribute the tossed spring mix greens and grapefruit in 4 bowls. Add vinaigrette to each bowl to taste and garnish with avocado. Center the 12 crab claws (3 per serving) on 4 plates.

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