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Pamplemousse au Crabe    CD  HD  French    30mins



Serves   4     Cold  Shellfish  Seafood Fruit  Grains  Appetizer  Hors d'oeuvre   Starter  Gluten Wheat Free   France  Europe



50g/2oz Long Grain Rice

Salt and Black Pepper

2 Large Grapefruit

50g/2oz Black Olives, pitted

170g/6oz Crab Meat

150ml/5fl.oz. Thick Mayonnaise (check Ingredients)

4 Whole Black Olives to garnish




1. Place the rice in a medium sized saucepan, cover with  plenty of cold water. Bring to the boil add a little salt then reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender.


2. Once cooked, drain the rice into a large sieve and rinse under cold running water. Drain well then transfer to a large plate and allow to dry out. This can be hastened by lightly patting with paper towels.


3. Meanwhile, cut the grapefruit in half width ways and remove the flesh with a small sharp knife. Chop the flesh and place in a mixing bowl. Retain the shells.


4.  Add the chopped olives, rice and crab meat to the grapefruit together with 120ml/4fl.oz. of the mayonnaise, salt and pepper and lightly mix.


5. Divide the crab mixture between the reserved grapefruit shells and garnish with the remaining mayonnaise and whole olives. Chill before serving.



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