Jamie Oliver’s recipe for the crackin’ crab briks is a perfect one to make for parties and dinner appetizers. The salad & salsa perfectly complements the crispy briks. Not to mention, this recipe is part of his 15-minute meals, which means you can have delicious briks in just 15 minutes.
I made these crab briks at a party at my house. There are a lot of things to do at a party, so a recipe that takes a lot of effort was out of the question. I made the crab briks in less than half an hour. Everybody loved it!
To make crackin’ crab briks, mix the crabmeat and harissa along with chopped preserved lemons, spring onions and coriander and fill inside filo pastry sheets. Shape them like playing cards and cook in olive oil until crisp. Make the sauce and the salsa and serve the briks with them.
This was a quick and short recipe. Find the complete recipe along with other information like ingredients and nutritional information below. But before going to the complete recipe, let’s check out some other recipes by some famous chefs.
1. Bobby Flay’s Beef Chili- If you are thinking of making a spicy beef chili, then there’s nothing better than Bobby Flay’s recipe. It is a combination of beef, beer, spices to make it flaming hot but also chocolate and maple syrup to add sweetness and balance the spice.
2. Chef John’s Refried Beans– This recipe was made so famous by John Armand Mitzewich, also known as Chef John. The reason why his name is associated with this dish is that due to his added flavors, these Beans got a new twist making them more delicious.
3. Gordon Ramsay’s Spaghetti Bolognese– This authentic spaghetti bolognese by Gordon Ramsay is one such recipe that no one would like to miss. It is a very famous recipe in Britain and isn’t actually an authentic Italian recipe. Nevertheless, it is delicious and definitely worth a try.
4. Bobby Flay’s Shrimp ‘n’ Grits– This recipe is perfect when you don’t know what to make. It is simple to make and anyone can make it. It has a rich texture with a lot of flavors. It also has bacon, which automatically makes it 100 times better.
Jamie Oliver Crackin’ Crab Briks Recipe
- Salad Bowl
For the Briks
- 2 Preserved Lemons
- 2 Spring Onions
- ½ Bunch Fresh Coriander
- 400 g Pot-Caught Crabmeat
- 2 tsp Harissa
- 4 Large Sheets Filo Pastry
- Olive Oil
For the Salad
- Some Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
- ½ tsp Caraway Seeds
- 150 g Couscous
- 2 tsp Sun-Dried Tomato Puree
- ½ Bulb Fennel
- ½ Bunch of Fresh Mint
- 1 Lemon
- 1 Pomegranate
For the Salsa and the Serve
- ½ Lemon
- 1 Large Rip Tomato
- 1 Thumb-Sized Ginger
- Fat-Free Natural Yogurt
- In a bowl, mix the crabmeat and harissa along with chopped preserved lemons, spring onions and coriander.
- In a filo pastry layout sheet, add this mixture and give them the shape of playing cards.
- In a pan, add the brik and olive oil. Cook until crisp. Then, add caraway seeds to the pan and toast for a minute.
- In another bowl, add couscous, boiling water, tomato puree, and a pinch of salt and mix it properly. After mixing, cover the bowl.
- In a salad bowl, add the reserved fennel tops and grated bulb. Then, chop the leaf of mint and add them on the top. Squeeze the lemon juice and add olive oil with salt over the mixture.
- In a separate bowl, add grated tomato and ginger, salt, pepper, lemon juice with olive oil. Mix them together.
- Add the salad in the middle of couscous and then top it with pomegranate. Sprinkle the fennel tops, pop the crab bricks on a board.
This was all about this recipe! If you any suggestions or queries that you’d like to share, mention them in the comments. I’ll try to get back to as soon as possible. Till then, happy eating!