Crab and Avocado Duet

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

1 ripe avocado

3 tablespoons lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Pinch white pepper

1/2 pound lump crabmeat

2 tablespoons chopped chives

Directions

  1. Pit and peel the avocado and cut it into 1/2-inch chunks. In a small bowl toss the avocado chunks gently with 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice and season with salt to taste. In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining lemon juice, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, pinch of white pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add crabmeat and toss.
  2. Stand an empty 15-ounce can with both top and bottom removed on a serving plate. Scoop a quarter of the avocado into the can. Place 1/4 of the crabmeat on top and press down gently into the mold. Gently pull the can off the avocado and crab mixture. Garnish with a half teaspoon of chives. Repeat with the remaining 3 servings and serve.
  3. Excellent source of: Protein
  4. Good source of: Fiber, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin K, Potassium
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