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Sasha's Apple Crab Cocktail

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“From the "All Around the World Cookbook," this recipe comes from a Soviet Georgian restaurant that is only open for private functions. To present this, take the martini glasses and dip the rim in simple syrup. Then dip the rim into a plate with dill before filling to make for a pretty presentation.”

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  1. For the salad, toss the diced apples with the lemon juice in a bowl to prevent discoloration.
  2. Place the crabmeat in another bowl. Pick through to make sure all cartilage and shells have been removed.
  3. Drain the apples, pat them dry and add to the crabmeat along with the dill, chives, salt and pepper. Toss gently to combine.
  4. For the dressing, whisk the mayonaise, lemon zest, lemon juice and mustard together. Gently fold the dressing into the salad with a rubber spatula being careful not to break up the crab too much. Refrigerate up to 1 hour.
  5. For the garnish, toss together the tomato and chives. Divide the salad among 8 large martini glasses. Sprinkle the tops with the tomato garnish and place a sprig of dill atop each portion.

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