Meyer Lemon Chive Crab Bites

Meyer Lemon Chive Crab Bites
Meyer Lemon Chive Crab Bites | http://saltandwind.com Sometimes the simplest recipes are our favorite -- case in point these Meyer Lemon Chive Crab Bites that are as familiar as your favorite crab salad yet fanc...
Skill
Course
Cuisine
Ingredients
8
Hands-On Time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes
Yield
-
Servings
12 to 24
Season
Meyer Lemon Chive Crab Bites | http://saltandwind.com
Skill
Beginner
Course
Appetizer
Cuisine
American
Ingredients
8
Hands-On Time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes
Yield
-
Servings
12 to 24
Diet
Gluten-Free
Meyer Lemon Chive Crab Bites | http://saltandwind.com

Sometimes the simplest recipes are our favorite -- case in point these Meyer Lemon Chive Crab Bites that are as familiar as your favorite crab salad yet fancified enough for your holiday cocktail party. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound cooked crab meat

    shredded into bite-sized pieces

  • 1 celery stalk

    minced

  • 1 Meyer lemon

    zested and juiced

  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon good-quality mayonnaise
  • kosher salt and Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons snipped fresh chives

    plus more for garnish

  • 1 bunch radishes

    ends trimmed and sliced paper thin

Instructions

For the crab: Break crab up with a few forks until all the meat is evenly shredded and bite sized. Place in a nonreactive bowl and mix in celery, lemon juice, sour cream, mayonnaise, and chives in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper, taste and add more sour cream and mayonnaise, if desired.

For serving: Top each radish slice with a small spoonful of the crab mixture then garnish with some zest and chives, and serve immediately. 

Footnotes

Photo by Robin Jolin // Food Styling by Lillian Kang

http://saltandwind.com/recipes/247-meyer-lemon-chive-crab-bites-recipe

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