Thai -Style Open Crab Meat Sandwich

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

A hearty open sandwich, topped with a classic flavor combination-- crab with avocado and ginger. Perfect fora light summer lunch, or anytime!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix half the lime juice with the ginger and lemon grass. Add the mayonnaise and mix well.
  2. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise over each slice of bread.
  3. Halve the avocado and remove the pit. Peel and slice the flesh thinly, then arrange the slices on the bread. Sprinkle with lime juice.
  4. Spoon the crab meat over the avocado, then add any remaining juice. Spoon over the remaining mayonnaise, top with a cilantro spring.
  5. Serve immediately.
  6. *** To make lime-and ginger-flavored mayonnaise, place 2 egg yolks, 1 tablespoon lime juice, and 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger in a blender. With the motor running, gradually add 1 1/4 cups olive oil, drop by drop, until the mixture is thick and smooth. Season with salt and pepper.***.


Most Helpful

A party in my mouth! the ginger is key - adds heat. But the lemongrass, lime, and cilantro all added their notes. Refreshing and delicious

dianegrapegrower April 16, 2010

I really enjoyed this recipe. It was simple to put together, love the freshness of the ingredients and very yummy. I didn't change a thing, next time I may add green chilies to just give it a little kick however its perfect the way it is. Thank you CHILI SPICE

Chef floWer August 10, 2009

I really enjoyed the flavors of this. It was quite citrusy, but refreshing.

cookinmom76 February 04, 2009

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