Grilled Avocado Recipe with Crab and Chorizo

Griddled avocados with crab and chorizo

  • serves 4 as a starter
  • Easy

Check out this quick and easy avocado recipe with crab salsa and spicy chorizo. This simple avocado dish is ready in just 20 minutes - a great starter recipe for a summer dinner party


Janine our food director says: “Seafood & Eat It’s crab is pot-caught in Newlyn, Cornwall. This method of crabbing means there’s no damage to the seabed or danger of by catch (unintentional catches), and immature or spawning crabs are returned to the sea. Its new crab salsa is a mixture of white crabmeat perked up with tomato, chipotle and lime, and makes a great shortcut for a summery starter.” £3.99/170g, available from Waitrose, Booths and



  • chorizo 50g, cut into small dice
  • groundnut oil
  • baby avocados 4, halved and stoned
  • Seafood & Eat It Crab Salsa 170g pot
  • flat-leaf parsley finely chopped to make 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Put the chorizo in a small frying pan with 2 tbsp of oil and cook gently for a few minutes until it crisps a little and the oil has turned red.

  • Step 2

    Brush the cut sides of the avocados with a little more oil, then griddle until grill marked.

  • Step 3

    Put the avocados on a platter, spoon over the crab salsa then drizzle with the chorizo and infused oil. Scatter with parsley to finish.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 355
  • Fat 31.9g
  • Saturates 7.2g
  • Carbs 5.1g
  • Sugars 3.1g
  • Fibre 5g
  • Protein 9.5g
  • Salt 1g