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CRAB SALAD IN AVOCADO RING Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edna Owen
Added: Friday, June 9, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 (7 1/2 ounce) cans Alaska King Crab, or 1 pound frozen Alaska king crab
2 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 c thinly sliced strips of green pepper
freshly ground pepper


Avocado Ring
2 pkgs unflavored gelatin
2 c water
2 bouillon cubes
3 tbsp lemon juice
2/3 c mayonnaise
2 avocados, mashed
3 tbsp chopped onion
3 dashes Tabasco

Directions:
Directions:
Drain crab and cut into chunks. Combine lemon juice, oil and salt. Toss with crab and green pepper. Sprinkle with pepper. Chill.

Meanwhile, prepare avocado ring. Soften gelatin in 1/2c water. Bring remaining 1 1/2 c water to boil. Add bouillon and gelatin, stirring until dissolved. Chill until syrupy. Blend in lemon juice, mayonnaise, avocado, onion and Tabasco. Pour into oiled 1 quart ring mold. Chill until firm. Turn out on lettuce lined platter. Fill center with chilled crab salad.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 - 8

 

 

 

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