Curried crab and avocado tian

Preparation time
1-2 hours

Cooking time
10 to 30 mins

Serves
Serves 6

By Tom Kitchin

For the tian

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 large red peppers, left whole
  • 4 avocados, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 250g/9oz white crab meat, thawed if frozen
  • 75ml/2½fl oz mayonnaise (see below)
  • 1 tbsp finely snipped fresh chives
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp mild curry powder
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • dried sea salad, to serve

For the mayonnaise (makes about 400ml/14fl oz)

  • 2 free-range egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 250ml/9fl oz vegetable oil
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • salt
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