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Crab canneloni


Canteloupe melon cannelloni with crab and lime
Recipe by Josh Emett

Makes 16

Crab Mix
200g crab meat, picked
1 cantaloupe melon, peeled, cut into quarters
1/2 cucumber, brunoise
25g fresh mayonnaise
chives, chopped
fresh lime juice
salt
ground white pepper

10 Hazelnuts, roasted in Mainland butter and chopped

1. Pick the crab meat, removing all shell. Dice 1/8 of the melon into brunoise. Combine the melon with the crab and add the cucumber, mayonnaise, chives and lime juice then season with salt and pepper.

2. Shave the melon on a mandolin length ways and then cut into long rectangle strips. Take a small amount of the crab mix and place on one end of the cantaloupe strips. Serve with a sprinkle of hazelnuts and sea salt. 

Tips

- Slice melon fine on a mandolin.

- Hand pick crabmeat over ice to ensure you remove all shell.

- Squeeze crabmeat carefully with your hands to drain out any excess moisture.

- Brunoise is a traditional French term/cut , a small dice or cube 3mm by 3mm by 3mm in size. 





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