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Avocado with fresh crab and herbs

Marco Pierre White

Published 15/01/2011 | 05:00

Avocado with fresh crab and herbs
Avocado with fresh crab and herbs

Serves one

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You will need

About 50g white crab meat

Lemon juice

Maldon salt

Extra virgin olive oil

1 avocado

Fresh herbs of your choice, to garnish


Season the crab meat to your taste with a drop or three of lemon juice, a little salt and olive oil. Carefully peel the avocado and slice it in half horizontally, so that you end up with a top and a bottom. Remove the stone and slice away the base so that the avocado bottom is flat underneath and can stand up on a plate.

Fill the centre of the avocado with crab meat and put the top half of the avocado on the crab meat. Using a pastry brush, paint olive oil on to the avocado and on to the herbs. Stick the herbs on to the side -- the oil should hold them.

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