Griddled British Asparagus, Crab & Watercress Sandwiches

Griddled British Asparagus, Crab & Watercress Sandwiches

Upgrade the way you eat lunch with this rich and luxurious twist on a classic sandwich recipe.

Categories: Fish

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 7 mins

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Ingredients

  • 300g British asparagus spears
  • 1 tbsp Filippo Berio Mild & Light Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 300g fresh crab meat (half white/half brown meat)
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 slices thick-cut granary bread
  • 85g watercress
  • Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil to finish

Method

  1. Heat a griddle pan to hot. Lightly brush the asparagus with olive oil and cook on the griddle, turning occasionally, for around 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Whilst the asparagus is cooking mix the crab meat with the mayonnaise and season to taste.
  3. Moisten the slices of bread with Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil and arrange the watercress on top of each piece, followed by a pile of the crab mixture lightly dusted with a pinch of paprika.
  4. Top each slice of bread with the asparagus, drizzle with Filippo Berio Extra Virgin and serve immediately.

Cook with:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Has a unique rich fruity flavour and complements the fresh ingredients in all your recipes making it a perfect healthy condiment. This oil is ideal for sauces, marinades, drizzling and dipping.

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