Meals and Courses

Spiced Potted Crab with Wholemeal Toasts

cook 30 mins
  • 175 g (6 oz) melted butter, cooled
  • ½ teaspoon sweet paprika
  • pinch of ground cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground mace
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley (optional)
  • 450 g (14½ oz) crab meat
  • salt and pepper
  • wholemeal toast
  • lemon wedges (optional)
  • Put the melted butter into a bowl with the spices, lemon juice, parsley, if using, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Beat the ingredients together.
  • Add the crab meat to the spiced butter and beat again. Spoon into 4 ramekins, then cover with clingfilm and chill for at least 20 minutes, or until required.
  • When ready, prepare the toast and serve with the potted crab and lemon wedges, if desired.
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