Sweetcorn crab cannelloni

Sweetcorn crab cannelloni Food Recipe


400g of chicken breast, boneless and skinless
750g of brown crab meat
1 lemon zest
1 handful of lime zest
50ml of double cream
salt to season
50g of sausage skins
2 potatoes

500g of sweetcorn kernels
300ml of cream
200ml of full-fat milk

500g of sweetcorn kernels
600ml of full-fat milk
200ml of cream
4g of agar agar

50g of crab meat
1 handful of micro cress
200g of sweetcorn kernels


1) For the crab cannelloni, cut the chicken into large cubes and blend with the salt until smooth. Add in the brown crab, lemon and lime zest and double cream. Blend in a food processor until thoroughly combined.

2) Place the crab mix into a piping bag and pipe into sausage skins. Seal the skins into approximately 5cm segments. Cook in a water bath at 80˚C for 10 minutes. Remove from the water bath and refresh in ice water
50g of sausage skins.

3)Make a small incision into the sausage skins and peel off from the cooked crab sausages. Using a spiral string cutter, use enough potato to wrap around all the sausages. Set aside for deep frying

4) For the sweetcorn purée, add all the ingredients into a saucepan and bring to a simmer. When the corn is tender put aside 100g for garnish and blend the remainder until smooth. Season to taste and pass through a fine chinoise

5) For the panna cotta, place the sweetcorn, milk and cream into a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Cook until the corn is tender, remove from the heat and blend until smooth. While still hot, add the agar agar and dissolve. Pass through a fine chinoise, season to taste and set in a shallow tray lined with cling film in the refrigerator.

6) Deep fry the cannelloni until the potato is golden brown

7) To plate, place a line of the sweetcorn down the middle of the plate. Cut the panna cotta into a rectangular shape suitable for the plate. Dot the purée around the plate and stand up the cannelloni on the purée. Sprinkle with fresh crab meat and micro cress