Crabby Snacks w/ Avocado & Bacon

February 21, 2013


Author Notes: Inspired by Silver Linings Playbook, here's my take on Crabby Snacks. Hold the "Homemades."foxeslovelemons

Makes: 30 pieces

Ingredients

  • 1 baguette, cut into 1/4-inch slices (need 30 pieces)
  • Nonstick cooking spray or olive oil
  • 1/4 pound smoked bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 pound canned crab meat, drained if necessary
  • 6 tablespoons mayonnaise or cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled and thinly sliced
  • Red pepper flakes for garnish
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray baguette slices with cooking spray or brush with olive oil. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp, turning once. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp; drain on paper towel.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss together crab, mayonnaise, parsley, lemon juice, Worcestershire, lemon zest, white pepper, salt and bacon. Makes about 2 cups crab mixture.
  3. Top each baguette slice with a heaping tablespoon of crab mixture. Top with avocado slice and sprinkle with red pepper flakes.

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