Posh crab on toast

Mark Sargeants tasty crab mix makes a great snack for two or a quick supper for one
By Mark Sargeant
Posh crab on toast
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • generous dollop mayonnaise
  • good pinch harissa spice mix
  • olive oil, for sprinkling
  • 1 dressed crab
  • good splash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lemon, zest only
  • 1-2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 2 slices white sourdough bread
  • lemon wedges, to serve


1. Put the mayonnaise into a small bowl and mix in a generous pinch of harissa and a splash of olive oil.

2. Mix the spiced mayonnaise together with the white and brown crab meat and fold through a good grinding of freshly cracked black pepper.

3. Stir in a good splash of Worcestershire sauce, the lemon zest and chopped chives.

4. Drizzle the slices of sourdough with a little olive oil and salt. Cook on a griddle until toasted on both sides.

5. To serve, put the sourdough on a board, top each piece with a quenelle of the crab mix and serve with lemon wedges.

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