Saturday, July 5, 2008


This is a very easy, healthful and delicious recipe, great for a family lunch or dinner, or for company. Serve it with crusty French bread.

Avocados Stuffed with Crab & Shrimp
1/2 lb. cooked Blue Crab meat, cartilage removed
1/2 lb. cooked, peeled, cleaned shrimp
3 avocados, peeled, cut lengthwise in half, seeds removed
Romaine lettuce leaves
3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
Remoulade dressing

Lightly mix crab meat and shrimp together in small bowl. Place avocado halves on lettuce. Fill centers of avocados with crab meat and shrimp; sprinkle each serving of crab/shrimp with about 1-1/2 tsp. lime juice; drizzle remoulade dressing over top and serve with extra remoulade sauce on the side. Yield: 6 servings

Remoulade Dressing
1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4 cup chopped sweet onion
1/4 cup chopped pickle (or sweet relish)
1 cooked egg yolk, sieved
1 Tbsp. lime juice
1 tsp. capers, chopped
1/2 tsp. Tabasco

Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Chill. Makes 1-1/2 cups of dressing.

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