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Crab-stuffed avocados

  • 100g white crabmeat
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oylProbably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
  • handful basil leaves, shredded with a few of the smaller leaves left whole, to serve Basil ba-zilMost closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 2 avocados Avocado av-oh-car-dohAlthough it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…
  • To make the crab mix, flake the crabmeat into a small bowl and mix in the mustard and oil, then season to taste. Can be made the day ahead. Add the basil and chilli just before serving.
  • To serve, halve and stone the avocados. Fill each cavity with a quarter of the crab mix, scatter with a few of the smaller basil leaves and eat with teaspoons.