Curried Crab Spread

Published December 12, 2013 by Hadufuns Bernardo

This curried crab spread recipe can last for a few days. You can prepare it on an instant or a few days ahead. You may likewise prepare the crostini ahead. Simply let the bread slices completely cooled down on a wire rack. When cold, store them in a zip-top plastic container.

 

Curried Crab Spread

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup celery, minced
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, minced
  • 1/2 pound lump crabmeat, shell pieces removed
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 1/6 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 18 (1/4-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut French bread baguette

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine the celery, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, cream cheese, mayonnaise, hot sauce, curry powder, salt lemon, black pepper and dry mustard. Mix them well.
  2. Fold the crab meat gently.
  3. On the baking sheet, arrange the bread slices into single layer.
  4. Evenly brush one side of each bread slices with olive oil.
  5. Broil the bread for a minute or until it turned slightly brown.
  6. Serve with the spread.
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