Heinz Red Zone: Citrus Crab Tacos With Apricot Cocktail Sauce

(Photo Credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

(Photo Credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Make your next Steelers party the ultimate tailgate fest with this recipe from Rania Harris!

This week on the Steelers Huddle, Rania is making Citrus Crab Tacos with Apricot Cocktail Sauce in the Heinz Red Zone!

Don’t forget to tune into the Steelers Huddle show each Saturday after the 11 p.m. news on KDKA-TV for more of Rania’s recipes!

STEELERS HUDDLE “Heinz Red Zone Recipe”: Citrus Crab Tacos with Apricot Cocktail Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning
  • 1 can fully cooked jumbo lump crabmeat
  • 1 lemon ~ juiced
  • 1 lime ~ juiced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 2 plum tomatoes ~ finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup Heinz® Original Cocktail Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 12 small flour tortillas
  • 1 bunch arugula
  • 1 pint alfalfa sprouts

Directions:

In a medium mixing bowl, add crabmeat, lemon and lime juice, chopped cilantro, tomatoes and Old Bay Seasoning, and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste and place in fridge until ready to serve.

In a food processor, add cocktail sauce and apricot preserves and blend until thoroughly mixed.

When ready to serve, assemble tacos by adding crabmeat, a pinch of baby arugula and sprouts, then top with apricot cocktail sauce. Fasten taco together with toothpicks.

Serve cold.

TIP:
The apricot cocktail sauce also makes an excellent spread for sandwiches and can be used as a dipping sauce.

Directions:

In a medium mixing bowl, add crabmeat, lemon and lime juice, chopped cilantro, tomatoes and Old Bay Seasoning, and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste and place in fridge until ready to serve.

In a food processor, add cocktail sauce and apricot preserves and blend until thoroughly mixed.

When ready to serve, assemble tacos by adding crabmeat, a pinch of baby arugula and sprouts, then top with apricot cocktail sauce. Fasten taco together with toothpicks.

Serve cold.

TIP:
The apricot cocktail sauce also makes an excellent spread for sandwiches and can be used as a dipping sauce.

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