Avocado Crab Boats

These Avocado Crab Boats are wonderful. What can’t avocados do? These boats are filled with creamy, cheesy crab meat. Not a crab fan? you can sub in canned tuna or cooked and chopped shrimp.

Avocado Crab Boats Recipe


Nutrition (per serving): 350 calories, 30 g protein, 9 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 21 g fat, 8 g saturated fat, 510 mg sodium


  • 12 oz lump crab meat
  • 1/3 c Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 red onion, minced
  • 2 tbsp Chopped chives
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp.  cayenne pepper
  • kosher salt
  • 1 c. shredded Cheddar
  • 2 avocados, halved and pitted


  1.  In a medium bowl, stir together lump crab meat, yogurt, red onion, chives, lemon juice, and cayenne and season with salt.
  2. Scoop out avocados to create bowls, leaving a small border. Dice scooped out avocado and fold into crab mixture.
  3. Preheat broiler. Fill avocado bowls with crab mixture and top with cheddar. Broil until cheese is just melted, about 1 minute. Serve immediately.