Farmers Daughter Herbs

curried-crab-mushroom-salad 3/4 cup mayonaise

4 tsp. curry powder, or to taste

2 tsp. minced Fresh Tarragon, or to taste,

plus sprig for garnish

1-1/2 pounds king crab meat, picked over

1/2 pound white mushrooms, sliced thin

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

6 ribs of celery, cut into matchsticks

and soaked in a bowl of ice and cold

water for about 20 minutes

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In a bowl whisk together the mayonnaise, the curry powder, the minced tarragon, and 1 to 2 tbsp. water, or enough to thin the sauce to the desired consistency. Stir in the crab meat, the mushrooms, and the lemon juice and on 8 salad plates mound the mixture on the celery, drained. Garnish the salads with the tarragon sprigs.

Serves 8.