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Me: Hey Shawn, remember when we went to the Taste of Hartford two years ago and we ate that guacamole with fruit and lobster in it?

Shawn: How the hell do you remember these things?

Me: Because it was awesome.

That guacamole was awesome, but the real reason that I remembered about it was because I’ve been meaning to recreate it at home. I was just waiting for an appropriate opportunity. Like, say, the Avocados from Mexico Guac Off Recipe Contest?

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Crab and Blackberry Guacamole

Yields 2 Cups
Prep Time 10 Minutes; Total Time: 10 Minutes

This Crab and Blackberry Guacamole is my submission to the Avocados from Mexico Guac Off. It may not seem like your traditional party food, but believe me it’s knock-your-socks-off delicious. It has the perfect balance of sweet, spicy, salty, and rich flavors and it’s a fun way to add something a little “fancy” to your lineup of football snacks. Try it on it’s own with chips, use it on fish tacos, or go ahead and eat it with a spoon like I’m tempted to do.

Ingredients

  • 2 Avocados
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper, minced
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • 1 Clementine, juiced
  • 10 Blackberries, quartered
  • 1/8 cup diced Pineapple
  • 1/4 cup Crab Claw Meat
  • 1 generous pinch Salt

Preparation

  1. Peel the avocados and remove the pits. Place the flesh in a large bowl, then use a spoon to chop and mash the avocado into a smooth paste. Stir in the jalapeno pepper and juice.
  2. Gently fold in the blackberries, pineapple, and crab. Season with salt.

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