Spicy Crab and Avocado Salad

Spicy Crab and Avocado Salad


  • 5 ounces cooked lump crab meat
  • 1 scallion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon finely minced serrano pepper
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • ½ tablespoon lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon Old Bay Seasonings
  • kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 large avocado, halved and seeded
  • chives
  • additional Old Bay Seasonings


  1. In a bowl, gently combine the crab, scallion, serrano pepper, mayonnaise, hot sauce, lime juice and Old Bay Seasonings. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper. Refrigerate the crab mixture for 30 minutes.
  2. Spoon half of the crab mixture into each of the avocado halves. Sprinkle with a dash of Old Bay Seasonings and top with chives. Enjoy!

Recipe and Photo: The Culinary Chronicles / CC BY-ND

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