Crab on toast recipe

Brixham Crab on Toast Recipe

Serves 4 as a starter


2 slices of white sourdough, toasted and cut in half
80g picked brown crabmeat
120ml good-quality mayonnaise
100g cucumber slices, skin on
40g gherkins, julienned
20g lilliput capers
40g watercress
20ml honey mustard dressing
240g picked white crabmeat
1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges
  1. Place a half piece of toast on each plate. Spread with the brown crabmeat, then with the mayonnaise, and place off-centre on the plate.
  2. Toss the cucumber, gherkins, capers and watercress with the dressing and pile loosely next to the toast.
  3. Lightly fork over the white crabmeat to get air into it, and place on top of the toast.
  4. Garnish with lemon wedge.