Crab and Avocado Salad Recipe


Crab and Avocado Salad Recipe

Sweet crab meat and creamy avocado make this Crab and Avocado Salad a light yet filling salad. A spicy dressing brings flavors together and the presentation wows the guests.
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 dashes of Tobasco sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 pound lump crabmeat cooked
  • 2 celery stalks thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 medium Haas avocado pitted and cubed, reserve shells
  • 2 bunches watercress or your favorite green


  • In a large bowl, mix mayonnaise, lime juice, cumin and paprika. Add crabmeat and celery. Mix well; add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Gently stir in avocado cubes and mix well, then fill the reserved shells with the salad mixture.
  • Divide watercress or your favorite green on 4 plates; top with filled avocado salad shells.

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