Curry Crab Rundown
Rundown is a classic Caribbean recipe that involves cooking foods like crab, mackerel or lobster in coconut milk. (The word rundown refers to the simmering down of the coconut milk.) Bradford Thompson, who loves the whole crab he eats along Jamaica's southern coast, near the town of Black River, uses chunks of lump crabmeat in this spicy, rich coconut-curry stew. Curry, which is popular in Jamaica, was introduced there in the 17th century by East Indian slaves who were brought to the island (then an English colony) by the British. Slideshow: More Crab Recipes
Though this Jamaican curry dish is somewhat spicy, it gets a lot of richness from coconut milk and sweet crabmeat. It needs a robust white wine with lots of flavor and richness as a partner—the sort of wine that France's Alsace region is known for, particularly Alsace Pinot Gris.