Starter Recipes > Crab and Avocado Cocktail

This recipe is part of the May 2007 Recipes Menu

Starter - Crab and Avocado Cocktail
Main Course - Sirloin Steak with Tewkesbury Mustard
Dessert - Rhubarb Layer with Clotted Cream

How to make crab and avocado cocktail:
This starter makes a change from prawn cocktail and tastes great.


4 eggs hardboiled, shelled and chopped.
1 cup crab meat
1 tablespoon tomato puree
1 1/4 cup good mayonnaise
salt and pepper
3 avocados, peeled, stones removed, flesh cut into cubes
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Flake the crabmeat, removing and remove any little bits of shell etc.
- Stir the tomato puree and the mayonnaise into the crabmeat.
- Add the hardboiled eggs.
- Season with the salt and pepper.
- Place the avocado cubes on serving dishes and spoon the crab mixture over.
- Sprinkle with the paprika.
- Chill until ready to serve.