Baked Crab Tacos

Serves 8

Take seafood tacos to the next level.

Ingredients:

4 Roma tomatoes, halved, seeded, sliced
2 jalapenos, stemmed, halved, seeded, sliced
1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
Kosher salt, to taste
Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
8 oz shelled cooked crab
8 corn tortillas
1 cup shredded cabbage
1 cup shredded Jack cheese
1 avocado, chopped
1/4 cup chopped green onion

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Place tomatoes, 1/2 of the jalapenos, 1/4 cup cilantro, lime juice and garlic in a food processor, pulse to chop. Add salt and black pepper to taste, set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet set over medium heat. Saute remaining jalapeno and onion, for about 4 minutes, until soft. Add crab meat and cook for about 2 minutes, until crab is warmed.
  4. Place tortillas on a baking sheet and warm in oven for 3 minutes. Place warmed tortillas on a platter and divide crab mixture evenly atop tortillas. Top with cabbage, cheese and avocado. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cilantro and green onions. Serve immediately with salsa on the side.