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.
137,7404.5/5 for 22 ratings
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Last modified on: October 16th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationStart to finish
35 min.35 min.
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Keeping:

A few hours in the fridge, protected from the air with plastic film.

Step by step recipe


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.
Verrine of avocado mousse and crab : Photo of step #3
For a smoother mousse, you can pass this purée through a sieve, but this is not essential.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Verrine of avocado mousse and crab : Photo of step #4
Salt and pepper 2 egg whites then beat to stiff peak stage.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Verrine of avocado mousse and crab : Photo of step #5
Incorporate the beaten whites into the avocado purée...

Stage 6
Verrine of avocado mousse and crab : Photo of step #6
...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.
Verrine of avocado mousse and crab : Photo of step #7
In a bowl mix: 150 g crab meat, 2 tablespoons Rémoulade dressing, and finely chopped chives.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Verrine of avocado mousse and crab : Photo of step #8
Divide the crab meat between the verrines.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Verrine of avocado mousse and crab : Photo of step #9
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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
522 Kcal or 2,186 Kj29 gr8 gr41 gr
26 %11 %1 %6 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
63 Kcal or 264 Kj4 gr1 gr5 gr
3 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
131 Kcal or 548 Kj7 gr2 gr10 gr
7 %3 %<1 %2 %
% 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.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Crab meatCrab meat: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crab Cakes, Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Seafood feuillantines, Breton Sandwich, ... All
TabascoTabasco: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Hot tomato sauce, Green avocado salad, Cocktail sauce, Caesar salad, Mexican tart, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mixed vegetable curry, Creamy risotto with vegetables , Vegetable clafoutis, Little vegetable omelettes, Escalope of veal in a cream sauce, ... All
Rémoulade dressingRémoulade dressing: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crunchy salad, Cauliflower, chicken and avocado salad, Bistro-style beetroot salad, Radish and mushroom salad, Cucumber, avocado and mussel salad, ... All

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