Super Bowl Surf & Turf

Many people are getting excited for the Super Bowl on Sunday. And what's a Super Bowl party without great food?

We're hearing that some people are having surf and turf on the menu in honor of where Denver and Seattle are geographically. In House Works, Chef Christopher Leon joins us with two tasty recipes for the big game.

Crab Salad in Avocado Halves
Makes 2 servings; can be doubled

1/3 cup finely chopped red onion or shallot
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3 teaspoons fresh lime juice
Spice to taste (salt, pepper, lemon pepper)
1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
8 ounces crab meat
1 ripe large avocado, halved, pitted, peeled lime wedges

Sir red onion, mayonnaise, cilantro, 2 teaspoons lime juice, cumin and lime peel in medium bowl to blend. Mix in crab meat. Season salad with salt and pepper. Brush avocado halves with remaining 1 teaspoon lime juice to prevent discoloration. arrange avocado halves, cut side up on plates. Mound crab salad on each avocado half. Serve salad with lime wedges.

Chef Christopher Leon works at Trader Joe's and also teaches cooking classes at Art & Soul and Oliverde in Lincoln. Chris does catering with K & C Custom Catering.

About the Author...
Taryn Vanderford
Taryn Vanderford is an Emmy-winning journalist who currently works on "First at Four", "Pure Nebraska" and "Moms Everyday" for 10/11 and Gray Television.
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