Grilled Soft-Shell Crab Salad With Green Garlic Vinaigrette

Course : Grilling
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Serves: 4
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Ingredients:

4 medium soft-shell crabs -- cleaned
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper -- to taste
---salad---
6 cups watercress
3 medium yellow and red baby tomatoes
1 cup fresh corn kernels
2 large hard-boiled eggs -- quartered
---green garlic vinaigrette---
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 small shallot -- coarsely chopped
1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley
4 cloves garlic chopped fine
1/2 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper -- to taste
 

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat grill. Brush crabs with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Grill for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Divide salad ingredients among 4 large plates. Top each plate with a crab and drizzle with green garlic vinaigrette. Green Garlic Vinaigrette: Place vinegar, shallot, parsley, and garlic in a blender and blend until smooth. Slowly add olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.


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