1 medium avocado

100g cooked crab meat

100ml Creme Fraiche

7 or 8 baby new potatoes (pre boiled for 20minutes in salted boiling water)

Worcestershire sauce


1 lemon

Bag of salad

Smoked Paprika to dust (Don't buy it especially if you don't have)



Crab and avocado salad

preparation 4 mins • you cook for 8 mins •

Serves 2

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Small mixing bowl

Cooking ring


Dessert spoon

Spoon to stir


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Firstly you need to crush your new potatoes. Using a fork, crush the potatoes against the side of the pan and then add a pinch of salt. Next, take your mixing bowl and add the creme fraiche and about 1/2 teaspoon of tabasco and 1 tablespoon of worcestershire sauce. Add the juice of half of a lemon and a pinch of salt then give it a good mix together. Next add in the crab meat and gently fold it in.

Next it's time for the avocado. See how easy this dish is?! Cut the avocado in half, remove the stone and then scoop the avocado out with your dessert spoon. Put the halves of avocado flat side down on your board and then thinly slice them.

Now it's time to serve, so put your cooking ring in the middle of your plate, spoon in half of the potato into the ring, and then press down with the back of the spoon. Add a layer of avocado, lying the slices flat onto of the potato. Take the other half of lemon and squeeze that onto the avocado.

Lastly, take the crab mix and top that to the avocado. All that's left to do now is to dust the top with some some paprika and then put some salad around the sides.

Hopefully when you take the ring off now, it will all stay in place!

I hope that you enjoy it.


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