Wednesday, August 22, 2012


1 teaspoon finely grated lime rind
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
200 grams freshly picked crab meat
1 egg
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 tablespoon chopped chives
1 tablespoon chopped dill
1 tablespoon sour cream
1 bok choy, leaves separated 
1 bacon rasher, halved
½ cup fresh herb leaves, to serve
Extra virgin olive oil

Preheat oven 200°C fan-forced. Combine lime and lemon rinds with the crab meat in a medium bowl. Add egg, herbs, sour cream, season with salt and pepper, mix well. Cook bok choy in a large saucepan of boiling water until tender, drain and refresh in cold water, drain well. Line a square ramekin with the bacon rasher, top with 1-2 bok choy leaves and crab mixture, fold the bacon over the crab mixture to enclose. Cook for 8-12 minutes or until bacon is crisp and filling is set. Turn the terrine onto a plate, top with herbs, drizzle with oil, serve immediately.

bacon recipe courtesy of: Dominique Rizzo, for Ready Steady Cook, Channel Ten, Australia, June 25, 2008

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