Crab and Watercress Salad

Ingredients: Serves 2

  • Lemon, juiced

  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped

  • 1 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 tablespoons walnut oil

  • 1 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1 bunch of watercress, thick stems removed

  • 250g crab

  • 1 celery stick, thinly sliced

  • 1 apple, cut into very small dice

  • 2 tablespoon walnuts, coarsely chopped


  1. In a bowl, whisk the lemon juice with the shallot and mustard. Whisk in the walnut and olive oils and season with salt and pepper.

  2. In a medium bowl, toss the watercress with 3 tablespoons of the dressing. In another medium bowl, gently toss the crab with the celery, apple, walnuts and the remaining dressing. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer the watercress to plates, top with the crab salad and serve.