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Dungeness Crab Sandwich

I picked-up some freshly cooked Dungeness crabs recently. I thought maybe I'd make some nice crab sandwiches for lunch that same day and perhaps, turn the balance into some crab pasta the next day. Did just that! Fresh asparagus, pea shoots, cherry tomatoes, with the freshly baked baguettes made this a really yummy sandwich! By the way, I did not make the baguettes from scratch. I usually buy part baked baguettes and complete the baking process at home. So, do try the recipe and I hope you will like it too.

Dungeness Crab Sandwich
(Printable Recipe)


300 g Cooked Dungeness Crab Meat
Juice of 1 Lemon plus more to taste
5 to 6 Tbsp Mayonnaise
Sea Salt to taste
Some Freshly Ground Black Pepper
250 g Asparagus, trimmed and blanched
250 g Cherry Tomatoes, sliced
80 g Young Pea Shoots
1 Small Bunch Fresh Basil Leaves
1- 2 Fresh Red Chilies, chopped finely
2 Baguettes


Combine the crab meat, lemon juice, mayonnaise and season well with salt and pepper.

Slice the baguettes in half and remove a little bit of the soft center. Fill the rolls with asparagus, crab meat, chilies, tomatoes, pea shoots, basil and some freshly ground black pepper. Serve immediately.


  1. Looks good.

    Does the Dungeness Crab glow in he dark though? :-P

  2. THAT looks amazing.
    minus the mayo *irrational fear*

    i might use plain yogurt instead

    so colorful and fresh looking

  3. HOLY YUM! This looks amazing - thanks for sharing!

  4. Oh wow this looks AMAZING!!!! I love how fresh everything is! I cant wait to try this, we have so much crab around here!

  5. Wow! That is pretty much the most beautiful sandwich I have ever seen!

  6. Yep, you've elevated the simple sandwich to high art, while still keeping the ingredients themselves pretty simple. Just gorgeous!

  7. Looks nice but I hate crab. OH loves it though, so may make it for him shortly. PS I buy part bakes too.

  8. What a great sandwich. Great photo too.


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