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Truffled Crab Melt

Dungeness%20crab

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INGREDIENTS

1 lb. Oregon Dungeness crab meat
Black truffle (as much as you can afford) chopped and sliced
1 apple, thinly sliced
Tobasco, a few drops
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/2 lime, juiced
1/2 cup mayonnaise
8 thick slices of brioche or hearty white bread
8 tsp. truffle butter
8 slices Gruyère cheese
1/2 cup butter

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. 2
    In a bowl, mix crab meat with chopped truffle, sliced apple, tobasco, chopped onion, parsley & lime. Add mayonnaise and incorporate well. Brush bread with truffle butter on both sides. Spread crab mixture on top of the bread. Top with a few slices of truffle and place cheese on top. Melt butter on the griddle or in a sauté pan. Add sandwiches and brown the bread on the bottom side. Transfer to a baking sheet & bake until warmed through and the cheese has melted. Serve immediately.

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Chef Vitaly Paley/Paley's Place

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