One crab & cucumber crumpet

Crab & cucumber crumpets

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Spruce up crumpets with a creamy crab, cucumber and dill topping. It's ready in 15 minutes, making it ideal for a Christmas starter or light lunch

Nutrition: Per serving
low infat4g


  • ½ cucumber, peeled, halved, deseeded and cut into thin strips
  • 150-200g picked crabmeat (all white meat, or a mix of white and brown, if you like)
  • 1 tbsp crème fraîche
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1 tsp chopped dill
  • 4 crumpets


  • STEP 1

    Tip the cucumber into a colander, sprinkle with salt and leave to drain for 10 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the crabmeat into a bowl with the crème fraîche and lemon juice. Season. Squeeze the strips of cucumber to remove any excess water, then mix with the dill. Toast the crumpets, then top with the crab mixture, a small tangle of cucumber strips and a few extra dill sprigs.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food Vegetarian Christmas, December 2020

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