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Crunchy Alaska King Crab Tostones (Cuba)

Serving Alaska king crab is guaranteed to add a wow factor to the menu. Chef Toni Sakaguchi pairs the deliciously sweet king crab meat with citrus, oregano and mango salsa. She uses the mixture as a topping for crispy tostones, which are double-fried and pressed plantains. This dish makes for a great appetizer or addition to a bar menu.

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Ingredients Amount
Cooked Alaska King crab meat 20 oz.
Red onions, ¼-in. dice ¼ cup
Oregano, chopped 1 Tbsp.
Lime juice ¼ cup
Extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup
Salt and pepper to taste
Tostones 50 ea.


  1. Make tostones.

  2. Gently fold together crab, red onion, oregano, lime juice and olive oil. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.

  3. Top each tostone with crab mixture.

Yields 10 servings

Suggested Sides

Mango-Avocado Salsa