Chipotle-Lime Crab Crisps

Having a solid recipe for a seafood appetizer in your arsenal is a must. If that is something you lack, today is your lucky day! Bob Gadsby’s (Great Falls, MT) Chipotle-Lime Crab Crisps are nothing short of cooking genius, “These appetizers combine sweet crab, Parmesan cheese, jicama, bell pepper, cilantro, and mayonnaise highlighted with fiery chipotles. A little crab goes a long way in these appetizers.” –Bob Gadsby. In the event that you would like to turn this tasty appetizer into a dinner, omit the tortilla chips and bake the crab mixture in a baking dish and serve over an assorted salad. You may also serve the crab mixture in tortillas as a crab taco meal. This recipe is definitely worthy of your special dinner party you have been wanting to plan or the upcoming holiday next weekend. At any rate, here is the recipe!

Chipotle-Lime Crab Crisps
Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Total Time: 45 Minutes

Ingredients:
• 48 baked tortilla chips
• 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
• 1 teaspoon chopped canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce
• 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
• 3/4 pound lump crabmeat, shell pieces removed
• 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped peeled jicama
• 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped red bell pepper
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
• 1 tablespoon finely chopped celery
• 1 medium avocado, peeled and diced

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350°
2. Arrange tortilla chips in a single layer on 2 baking sheets
3. Combine mayonnaise, chile, and juice, stirring with a whisk
4. Combine crab and next 6 ingredients (through celery) in a medium sized bowl
5. Add mayonnaise mixture
6. Stir thoroughly
7. Add one tablespoon into each chip
8. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until done
9. Top the chips evenly with avocado
10. Enjoy!

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