Food Network Extreme chef Terry French in DC for Metro Cooking DC

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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Chef Terry French, winner of the Food Network's EXTREME CHEF, is in DC for Metro Cooking DC at the DC Convention Center.

He stopped by our studio with a non-cook recipe. See his appearance in the video above.

Here is his recipe for Cherry Bomb Crab & Avocado Salad:


  • 3 Tbs. Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbs. crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup pitted fresh Bing cherries
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice; more for sprinkling
  • 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • Sea Salt and freshly ground telicherry Black Pepper
  • 16 oz. pre-cooked jumbo lump crab
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped grilled fennel
  • 3 Tbs. chopped fresh chives (1/2-inch pieces)
  • 2 ripe avocado
  • 2 head Boston or Bibb lettuce


  1. Dice avocados and Fold together all ingredients except for cherries in medium mixing bowl reserving half of the crab.
  2. Place lettuce on plate and dress with mixture and garnish with crab and cherries.
  3. Finish with fresh cracked pepper and lemon zest

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