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Crab and Guacamole Tostaditos

  • SERVINGS: 8
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • MAKE-AHEAD

  1. 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  2. 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  3. 1 teaspoon minced chipotle chile in adobo sauce
  4. 1 pound lump crabmeat, picked over
  5. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  6. 2 large Hass avocados, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  7. 1 small onion, minced
  8. 1 large jalapeño, seeded and minced
  9. 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro, plus small leaves for garnish
  10. 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  11. 2 teaspoons pure olive oil
  12. 5 dozen round tortilla chips
  13. 1 large tomato, finely chopped
  1. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, heavy cream and chipotle. Fold in the crab. Season with salt and pepper and refrigerate.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the avocados, onion, jalapeño, chopped cilantro, lime juice and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and refrigerate.
  3. To serve, put a heaping teaspoon of the guacamole on each tortilla chip, then spoon a tablespoon of the crab salad on top. Garnish each tostadito with some chopped tomato and a cilantro leaf and serve on a platter.
Make Ahead The crab mixture can be refrigerated overnight.