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Crab Croustades Recipe-769

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Lightly spiced crabmeat in a crispy case.

Yield: Makes 12 croustades
Prep time: 10 Mins<Br>


  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 scallion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp peeled and grated fresh ginger
  • Grated zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 8 oz (230g) crabmeat
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 croustade baskets (see Goat Cheese Croustades)
  • 1 fresh red chile, seeded and cut into thin strips, to garnish


1. In a bowl, mix the mayonnaise, scallion, ginger, lime zest and juice, and cilantro. Add the crabmeat and mix again. Season with salt and black pepper.

2. Divide the mixture among the croustades. Garnish each with a strip of red chile. Serve immediately.


Prepare ahead:

The crab filling can be refrigerated for several hours before using.

© 2008 Dorling Kindersley

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information is based on a serving size of 1 croustade, 1/2 teaspoon of added salt, but does not include croustade baskets. For nutritional information on croustade baskets, please follow the link above.


Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

45kcal (2%)
21mg (2%)
1mg (2%)
5mcg RAE (0%)
20mg (7%)
170mg (7%)
0g (2%)
3g (5%)
0mg (1%)

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