Tropical dressed crab is a refreshing and flavorful dish that is perfect for a summertime barbecue or potluck. It is made with fresh crab meat, a variety of tropical fruits, and a homemade dressing. Here is a recipe for you to try:
- 1 pound fresh crab meat
- 1 small mango, diced
- 1 small papaya, diced
- 1 small avocado, diced
- 1 small red onion, finely diced
- 1 small jalapeno pepper, finely diced (optional)
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the crab meat, mango, papaya, avocado, red onion, jalapeno pepper (if using), and cilantro.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, and garlic until well combined. Season the dressing with salt and pepper to taste.
- Drizzle the dressing over the crab mixture and toss to coat.
- Serve the tropical dressed crab immediately, garnished with additional cilantro if desired.
Enjoy your tropical dressed crab!