Avocado and Crab Lettuce Cups Recipe

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Makes14 to 18
Preparation Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins


  1. Mix the crab, mayonnaise, yogurt, spring onions, coriander, chilli and lime zest in a bowl with some seasoning until well combined. Set aside. Peel, halve and stone the avocados, then cut into thin slices; cover in the lemon juice and set aside.

  2. To assemble, take a lettuce leaf and place 2 to 3 slices of avocado inside, then top with some crab mixture. Garnish with a dusting of paprika and serve with lime wedges.


  • 200g (7oz) white crabmeat
  • 35g (1¼oz) mayonnaise
  • 35g (1¼oz) natural yogurt
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • small handful coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • zest 1 lime, plus extra limes wedges, to serve
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 3 baby gem lettuce heads, washed and leaves separated
  • paprika, to garnish