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Lemony crab & cucumber clubs

White crabmeat, mayo and chives make a delicious afternoon tea sandwich filling that's special enough for a celebration treat

  • Prep: 15 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 6 (makes 12 sandwiches)
  • Easy
  • Serves 6 (makes 12 sandwiches)
  • Easy
  • Calories 288
  • Carbohydrates 21
  • Saturated Fat 4
  • Sugar 2
  • Protein 11
  • Fat 17
  • Fibre 3
  • Salt 1.2

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 288
  • Carbohydrates 21
  • Saturated Fat 4
  • Sugar 2
  • Protein 11
  • Fat 17
  • Fibre 3
  • Salt 1.2

Ingredients

  • 200g white crabmeat
  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise
  • zest 1 lemon, plus a squeeze of juice
  • small handful chives, finely snipped
  • 9 slices wholemeal or granary bread
  • a little butter, softened
  • ½ cucumber, very finely sliced

Method

  1. Mix the crab, mayo, lemon zest, a little juice, the chives and a good grind of black pepper in a bowl. Butter one side of each slice of bread.

  2. Divide the crab mayo between 3 slices of bread, top each with another slice, butter-side up, then arrange the cucumber slices on top, season, and finally sandwich with the final pieces of bread, butter-side down. Cut off the crusts, then cut into little triangles.

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