Crab toasts with chilli & lime
Waitrose and Partners

Crab toasts with chilli & lime

You can make Diana Henry's crab toasts with sourdough bread but it’s a bit unwieldy. Ciabatta works better.

    • Serves4
    • CourseStarter
    • Prepare10 mins
    • Cook3 mins
    • Total time13 mins


    • 1 unwaxed lime, zest of all, juice of ½, plus wedges to serve
    • 70g mayonnaise (homemade if possible)
    • 1 tbsp single or double cream, to taste (optional)
    • 3 x 100g packs white crab meat
    • 1 medium red chilli, halved, deseeded and finely chopped
    • 1/2 x 25g pack coriander, finely chopped, plus whole leaves to serve
    • 270g pack ciabatta, cut into 12 slices
    • 25g butter, at room temperature