This is a tasty appetizer that is extremely easy to make. It can be made in less than 30 minutes.
I spent a few days thinking about how to make an original recipe that is tasty as well. After a few attempts I finally came up with the creation you see listed below. The pita bread is tastier than crackers and lends a more sophisticated, custom, an tastier feel. Serve as hors devoirs if your having a party, your guests will surely enjoy this tasty treat!
Difficulty (Scale from 1-10): 4
Makes: 24 wedges Serves: 8
– 1 large ripe avocado
– 2 tablespoons of finely chopped shallots
– 1 tablespoon of lime juice
– 1 1/2 tablespoons of lemon juice
– 1/2 – 3/4 teaspoon of wasabi paste
– 1 pound canned, cleaned, and drained Alaskan king crab (or regular crab)
– 3 pitas
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil
– salt and pepper to taste
Preparation of Pita Bread
Cut each pita into 8 wedges. Arrange pita wedges on a large baking sheet. Lightly coat both sides of each wedge with olive oil. Spread wedges evenly on the baking sheet, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake 8-12 minutes, or until toasted and golden in color. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Preparation of Topping
While pita bread is in the oven, scoop flesh from avocado and mash coarsely with a fork. Stir in shallots, lime juice, and wasabi to taste.
Season with salt and pepper. In a separate bowl, toss crab with lemon juice and salt to taste. When pita bread is ready; liberally spread avocado mixture over each pita wedge, then top each wedge with crab meat.
Enjoy your meal!!