King Crab Toasts

Food & Wine
MAKES 45 TOASTS

Ingredients

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4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup grated onion
2 tablespoons ketchup
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons finely diced celery
1/2 pound king crabmeat, coarsely chopped
Tabasco sauce
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 package (1 pound) sliced seeded cocktail rye, lightly toasted

Preparation

1. Preheat the broiler. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese with the onion, ketchup, mayonnaise and celery. Fold in the crabmeat and season with Tabasco, salt and pepper.

2. Spread a heaping teaspoon of the crab mixture on each toast to cover the surface. Broil in 2 batches for about 2 minutes, or until evenly browned. Serve hot.

Created date

June 2004