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crab stack with microgreens

La Jolla Crab Stack with Microgreens

Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 6 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup microgreens
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup diced peach or nectarine
  • 1 cup diced avocado
  • 1 cup fresh crab meat


  • Prepare the dressing by whisking together the ginger, sugar, lime juice, garlic and water. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Tightly layer together in a mold one fourth of each of the microgreens, tomatoes, cucumbers, mango, onions, avocado and crab. Use a hollowed out aluminum can if you don't have a mold.
  • Press down on the top layer while slowly removing the mold to reveal the crab stack. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to form a total of four crab stacks.
  • Drizzle the crab stacks with the dressing and serve.


Recipe from Just a Taste.
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