Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

From the Tesco Family Fish Cookbook. This is a pretty starter for a patio meal. Cooking time is chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 eggs, hard boiled and halved
  • 4 ounces white crab meat
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons tomato relish (optional)
  • 3 -4 drops Tabasco sauce (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives or 1 tablespoon spring onion tops, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups mixed salad greens


  1. Spoon out the egg yolks and put them into a large bowl, keeping the egg whites on the side.
  2. Mash the yolks with a fork and mix well with the crab meat, mayonnaise, relish and Tabasco. Adjust seasoning as necessary.
  3. Spoon the mixture back into the egg whites, piling it up.
  4. Sprinkle the chives over the eggs.
  5. Arrange salad leaves on a plate and place the eggs on top.
  6. Chill for about 1 hour until ready to serve.


Most Helpful

Very delicious - they were gone in no time! I actually mixed the onion tops in with the mix and i left out the tobasco sauce - but the result was great! GOOD JOB!

Kat 82 September 07, 2007

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