Cucumber Cups Filled with Crab
green onions, celery, olive oil and herbs

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An easy and delicious hors d'oeuvre of flavorful ingredients, serve these before your next dinner party or take them to a picnic, barbecue or a friends house. See more of my simple unique Appetizers


Cucumber Cups Filled with Crab Appetizer
recipe and photograph created by
Peggy Bucholz www.finedinings.com

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Prep Time: 20 min      Total Time:20 min

Ingredients:

English cucumber, unpeeled
1/4 cup crabmeat
1 teaspoon lime zest
1 teaspoon lime Juice
1 tablespoon green onion, sliced fine
1/4 cup celery, diced fine
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and Pepper, to taste
Fresh herbs (basil or thyme or rosemary or parsley) for garnish

Instruction:

Wash cucumber, cut crosswise diagonally into 1-1/2-inch slices (see my photograph). Scoop out centers with a melon baller leaving 1/4-inch walls and salt them lightly; turn upside down to drain on paper towels.

Mix together in a bowl crabmeat, lime zest, lime juice, green onion, celery, olive oil, salt and pepper. Fill with the mixture. Garnish with herbs of your choice and serve.

Wine recommendation: Chardonnay; Pinot Grigio; Fume Blanc; Sauvignon Blanc;

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