Crab Canapes with Cumin

Crab Canapés with Cumin


Crab Canapés with Cumin

Crab Canapés with Cumin is a delicious appetizer with cumin flavor served on a pita point. It's easy and quick to make.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Crab Canapés with Cumin
Servings: 12 pieces


  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ tablespoon Asian sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 whole wheat pitas with pockets halved horizontally

For crab mixture:

  • ¼ pound fresh crabmeat
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped scallions
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon red bell pepper brunoise
  • Dash of Tabasco
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  • Stir together oils, cumin, salt, and pepper to taste and brush on cut sides of pita, Cut each pita half into eight wedges, and arrange, cut sides up, on a large baking sheet.
  • Bake pitas in middle of oven until edges are crisp, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a rack to cool.
  • Make crab mixture while pitas are baking. Stir together crab ingredients and salt and pepper to taste. Top each toast with some crab. Reserve refrigerated until service time.


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