Prepared in 10 minutes or less plus 30 minutes to marinate.
Whisk together the coconut milk, onion, chiles, honey and lime juice in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper, fold in the crab, cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Ten minutes before serving, fold in the avocados. Re-season with salt and pepper and fold in the cilantro just before serving.
Use a slotted spoon and spoon into martini glass. Makes 4 appetizer servings.
Shallots, a smaller pear-shaped mild type of onion, refine this dish and transforms it into an elegant “Affair to Remember.”