Alaskan King Crab Over Toasted Pita Bread

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!!