Crab Toast

Preparing: 20 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Makes: 10

Groundnut oil, enough for deep frying
1 x 225 can water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped
4 spring onions, finely chopped
2.5 cm (1 inch) fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped125g
(4 oz) crab meat
1 tsp cornflour
1 egg white
a few drops soy sauce
6 medium slices white bread
50g (2oz) sesame seeds
lemon wedges, to serve
chilli sauce, for dipping

Preheat a deep fat fryer or wok with 5cm/2in of oil.
Place the water chestnuts, spring onions and ginger in a food processor. Add the crabmeat, cornflour, egg white and soy sauce. Season and blitz to a paste.
Spread the crabmeat mixture on the slices of bread.
Sprinkle over the sesame seeds and press down lightly, then cut off the crusts and cut each slice into rounds or triangles.
Place the sesame crabmeat toasts in the deep fat fryer or wok and cook in batches for 1-2 minutes until lightly golden, turning them over halfway through. Drain on kitchen paper.
Serve with lemon wedges and chilli dipping sauce.


About Gormans

At Gormans we absolutely live and breathe good food. Our passion for ‘Great British Fish & Chips’ comes across in the time and dedication we’ve taken to getting it just right. We think you’ll agree and keep coming back for more! Here is our story… We are a different kettle of fish! We do it right and we do it well. We’ve taken time to perfect all the tiny details that go into making your meal as tasty and nutritious as possible. With half a century’s worth of experience, we’ve learned just how important every single ingredient is. From the succulent melt in the mouth fish we source, the best British tatties, the healthy oil we fry it in, the fluffy coat of batter we cook it in, to the box we seal it in, Gormans care about quality, we don’t mess around!
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