Recipe of the Day: Avocado Crab Boats

Not a big fan of sea food, but love crabs!

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Avocado Crab BoatsAvocado Crab Boats

5 medium ripe avocados, peeled and halved
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cans (6 ounces each) lump crabmeat, drained
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
2 tablespoons minced chives
1 serrano pepper, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon capers, drained
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded pepper jack cheese
1/2 teaspoon paprika
Lemon wedges

Preheat broiler. Place two avocado halves in a large bowl; mash lightly with a fork. Add mayonnaise and lemon juice; mix until well blended. Stir in crab, 3 tablespoons cilantro, chives, serrano pepper, capers and pepper. Spoon into avocado halves.

Transfer to a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika. Broil 4-5 in. from heat 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro; serve with lemon wedges. Yield: 4 servings.

Editor’s Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn…

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. YUM!!! Looks great! Check out my newest post on baking if you get the chance 🙂 Follow for follow? I love your blog!


    1. Javy Dreamer says:

      Already reblogged 😀


  2. This looks really good! One of our favorite restaurants serves an avocado stuffed with shrimp ceviche. It is to die for! I did a blog entry about it a while back.You can find it at a great day!

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