Crab Cake Poppers Wrapped in Bacon with Goat Cheese & Avocado

by Rockin’ Dave
of Rockin’ Dave’s Bistro & Backstage Lounge
661 NE Greenwood Ave. in Bend • 541-318-8177

Ingredients
¼ cup Onion (minced)
¼ cup Celery (minced)
¼ cup Red Bell Pepper (minced)
3 ea Green Onions, sliced thin
½ T Fresh Parsley (chopped fine)
1t Chili Powder
½ t Garlic Powder
½ Fresh Dill (chopped fine)
1 Egg (beaten)
½# Dungeness Crab Meat (fresh)
6 ea Ritz Crackers (crushed)
6 ea Fresh Jalapeños (halved, stems and seeds removed)
12 Bacon Slices (thinner is better)
1 Avocado (pitted and sliced thick, approx 1/2” thick)
4 oz Goat Cheese (crumbled)

Directions
Mix all ingredients (onion through Ritz crackers) in a med bowl. Cut Jalapeños in half, remove stems and seeds (use latex gloves) then stuff with crab cake mixture. Top with crumbled goat cheese and an avocado slice, then wrap in bacon. Place on small sheet tray and bake in 375 degree oven for 20-25 mins.

Yield = 12ea

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