Easy King Crab "Nachos"

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Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 15 min.
These nachos of the sea are easy to prepare and look impressive on an appetizer platter.


  • 1 8 oz. container Phillips King Crab meat, segmented into desired sized pieces
  • Chipotle ketchup1/2 c. ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp. chipotle sauce
  • Avocado Cream1/2 c. Prepared guacamole
  • 1 Tbsp. sour cream (1)
  • Lime Sour Cream1/4 c. sour cream (2)
  • 1 tsp. Lime Juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro for garnish


  • In small bowl, mix ketchup and chipotle sauce.
  • In a separate small bowl, combine guacamole and sour cream (1). Cover and chill until needed.
  • Blend sour cream (2) and lime juice together and hold in small bowl.
  • To serve: choose large whole chips for serving. Spread each with approx. 1-2 Tbsp. of avocado mixture, then 1-2 tsp. of chipotle ketchup, and top with 3-4 pieces of King Crab Meat. Garnish with dollop of lime sour cream and cilantro.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 295
  Calories from Fat 120 (41%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(22%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(21%)Cholesterol 62mg
(72%)Sodium 1717mg
(25%)Potassium 873mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 12g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(48%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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