Cucumber, Mango, and Crab Salad in a Seasoned Avocado

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Cucumber, Mango, and Crab Salad in a Seasoned Avocado


  • Cucumber, Mango, and Crab Salad in a Seasoned Avocado
  • 3 c. Cucumber and Mango Salad
  • 6 ea Half avocado skin, reserved
  • As needed Lemon juice, fresh
  • 2 tbsp. Garlic Aioli
  • As needed Chives, fresh, minced
  • As needed Lemon zest, fresh
  • Cucumber and Mango Crab Salad
  • 1 1/4 c. Crab, lump, canned, picked for shells
  • 1/4 c. Mango, fresh, 1/4in dice
  • 1/4 c. English cucumber, seedless, skin-on, 1/4in dice
  • 2 tbsp. Serrano pepper, seeds removed, minced
  • 2 tbsp. Shallot, minced
  • 2 tbsp. Lime juice, fresh
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Coriander, toasted, ground
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Fennel seeds, toasted, ground
  • 1/2 tsp. Celery seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 2 c. Avocados From Mexico, stage 4, 1/2in dice
  • 1 tsp Old bay seasoning
  • Garlic Aioli
  • 1/2 c. Mayonnaise
  • 2 ea Garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp. Lemon juice, fresh
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt


    Cucumber and Mango Crab Salad
  1. In a medium bowl mix the crab, mango, cucumber, serrano, shallot, lime juice, coriander, fennel, celery seed, salt, avocado, and old bay until thoroughly combined.
  2. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator until needed.
    Garlic Aioli
  1. Combine all ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined.
  2. Transfer to a squeeze bottle and store in the refrigerator until ready to use
    Cucumber, Mango, and Crab Salad in a Seasoned Avocado
  1. Fill each avocado skin with 1/2 cup of cucumber and mango crab salad.
  2. Finish with a light drizzle of lemon juice and garlic aioli. Garnish with chives and lemon zest.
Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes! © 2024 All rights reserved.

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