Once coveted by ancient Chinese emperors the thick-skinned, aromatic lychee is now a popular delicacy worldwide. Try this delicious recipe using fresh lychees.
500g frozen fresh crab
1 cup purchased aioli
2 tbsp finely chopped chives
salt and white pepper
8 butter lettuce leaves
2 small pink grapefruit,
skin and pith removed
16 lychees, peeled,
1 Combine crab, aioli, chives, salt and white pepper in a bowl.
2 Trim lettuce leaves to form cups and place onto a serving platter.
3 Spoon crab salad into lettuce cups.
4 Using a small sharp knife, remove segments from grapefruit. Add grapefruit segments and lychees to salad cups and serve.