Dungeness Crab Toast

  • Jonak - Eugene
  • Swanson - WS
  • Tinsley - CP
  • Paul - LO
  • McMahon - NW PDX
  • Strenk - Medford
  • Wolfe - Corvallis
Author1859 Magazine
Rating
Yields1 Serving
FOR THE CRAB SALAD
 4 oz fresh Dungeness crabmeat
 1 lemon, juice and zest
 1 tsp fresh chopped chives
 1 tsp finely diced shallot
 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
Mix all ingredients in a bowl, season with salt to taste and set aside.
FOR THE AVOCADO PUREE
 1 ripe avocado
 1 lime, juiced
 salt
In a bowl smash avocado with a fork, add lime juice and season with salt and set aside.
FOR THE PICKLED PEPPERS
 1 lb sliced Fresno peppers
 ½ cup apple cider vinegar
 1 lemon, sliced
 3 tbsp sugar
 1 tbsp salt
 1 tbsp chopped ginger
 1 tbsp mustard seeds
 5 cloves allspice
 1 cup ice
In a saucepan combine all ingredients except for peppers and ice, and bring to a boil. Add hot liquid to sliced Fresno peppers and ice. Make sure liquid covers all the peppers. Let peppers pickle for one day.
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Drizzle 2 slices of good quality bread with extra-virgin olive oil (about 2 tablespoons) and grill until toasted, dipping sides constantly about a minute per side. Spread avocado on toasted bread, top with crab and garnish with pickled peppers, finishing salt and another drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.

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Ingredients

FOR THE CRAB SALAD
 4 oz fresh Dungeness crabmeat
 1 lemon, juice and zest
 1 tsp fresh chopped chives
 1 tsp finely diced shallot
 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
Mix all ingredients in a bowl, season with salt to taste and set aside.
FOR THE AVOCADO PUREE
 1 ripe avocado
 1 lime, juiced
 salt
In a bowl smash avocado with a fork, add lime juice and season with salt and set aside.
FOR THE PICKLED PEPPERS
 1 lb sliced Fresno peppers
 ½ cup apple cider vinegar
 1 lemon, sliced
 3 tbsp sugar
 1 tbsp salt
 1 tbsp chopped ginger
 1 tbsp mustard seeds
 5 cloves allspice
 1 cup ice
In a saucepan combine all ingredients except for peppers and ice, and bring to a boil. Add hot liquid to sliced Fresno peppers and ice. Make sure liquid covers all the peppers. Let peppers pickle for one day.

Directions

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Drizzle 2 slices of good quality bread with extra-virgin olive oil (about 2 tablespoons) and grill until toasted, dipping sides constantly about a minute per side. Spread avocado on toasted bread, top with crab and garnish with pickled peppers, finishing salt and another drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.

Dungeness Crab Toast

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