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King Crab and Cantaloupe Margarita

King Crab and Cantaloupe Margarita

King Crab and Cantaloupe MargaritaYield: 8 servings.

  • 16 oz. Phillips King Crab Meat (segmented into desired sized pieces)
  • 2 tsp. grated lime zest
  • 2 Tbsp. freshly squeeze lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. jalapeno jelly
  • 2 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. tequila
  • 2 cups peeled ripe cantaloupe
  • melon, 1” chopped
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup sanding sugar
  • as needed, lime juice to “rim” glasses
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • optional, for garnish, lime wedges

in a small mixing bowl, whisk together lime zest, lime juice, jalapeno jelly, orange juice and tequila.

Fold in melon and king crab meat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour to blend flavors before serving.

To serve: Mix salt and sugar together. Rim each glass with lime juice. dip in salt/ sugar mixture to coat. Place about 2 to 4 Tbsp. shredded lettuce in bottom of each margarita or other style glass. Mound marinated king crab and melon mixture on top. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.