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Time: 20 minutes. This sandwich is also great served open faced, using toasted bread. Lynn Blair invented it one day when she was trying to figure out what to do with leftover crab.

Lynn Blair, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
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Makes 2 sandwiches


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Instructions Checklist
  • Spread bread slices with mayonnaise and sprinkle with white pepper. Layer 2 slices with crab, avocado, onion, and cheese. Set remaining bread slices on top and spread each with 1 tsp. butter.

  • Melt remaining 2 tsp. butter in a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Put sandwiches in pan, unbuttered side down, and cook, turning once, until golden brown and cheese is melted, about 6 minutes total.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per sandwich.

Nutrition Facts

757 calories; calories from fat 56%; protein 46g; fat 47g; saturated fat 19g; carbohydrates 38g; fiber 3g; sodium 973mg; cholesterol 195mg.