Crab and Avocado Canapés

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Many fishmongers and grocery-store fish departments sell containers of cleaned cooked crab claw meat, which saves tons of prep time and tastes ultrafresh. You'll find tubes of ready-to-serve wasabi near other sushi ingredients.

  • Portion size 45 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 tub (212 g) pasteurized crab claw meat (such as Phillips)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon prepared wasabi
  • 1 avocado pitted, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 green onion chopped
  • 1/2 sweet red pepper finely diced
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 cucumber cut in 1/4-inch thick slices (about 45 slices)
  • lime wedges

Method

Place crabmeat in sieve; pick through and remove any cartilage or shell.

In bowl, whisk together lime juice, oil and wasabi; gently stir in crabmeat, avocado, green onion, red pepper, salt and pepper.

Spoon about 1 tbsp crabmeat mixture onto each cucumber slice; arrange on platter. Garnish with lime wedges.

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Sodium 51 mg
  • Sugars trace
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 16.0
  • Potassium 51 mg
  • Cholesterol 2 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 7.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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