Verrine of avocado mousse and crab


Verrine of avocado mousse and crab
A layer of light avocado mousse on a bed of crab meat in a herb rémoulade dressing.
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Last modified on: October 16th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
35 min.35 min.
Keeping: A few hours in the fridge, protected from the air with plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Verrine of avocado mousse and crab : Photo of step #1
Peel 2 avocados, then cut the flesh into large dice and put into a high-sided bowl.

Pour in the juice of ½ lime, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 5 drops Tabasco, salt, pepper and 1 pinch vitamin C (optional).

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Verrine of avocado mousse and crab : Photo of step #2
Blend all of this together.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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For a smoother mousse, you can pass this purée through a sieve, but this is not essential.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Salt and pepper 2 egg whites then beat to stiff peak stage.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Incorporate the beaten whites into the avocado purée...

Stage 6
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...folding them in gently with a maryse, tilting the bowl on its side, so as not to beat the air out of the whites, but produce a mousse.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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In a bowl mix: 150 g crab meat, 2 tablespoons Rémoulade dressing, and finely chopped chives.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Divide the crab meat between the verrines.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Add the avocado mousse on top.

Stage 10
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It's ready.

Remarks

The crab meat can be replaced with diced prawns, for example.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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Crab meatCrab meat: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Breton Sandwich, Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Seafood feuillantines, Crab Cakes, ... All
TabascoTabasco: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mexican salad, Hot tomato sauce, Sushi, Express chilli con carne, Guacamole, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Endive gratin with cancoillotte, Surprise eggs, Tomato omelette, Crispy prawn rolls, Tapenade, ... All
Rémoulade dressingRémoulade dressing: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Celeriac Rémoulade , Crunchy salad, Scandinavian cocktail, ... All

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