Crunchy Hot Crab Bites

Crunchy Hot Crab Bites - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups lump crabmeat -- drained - all shell bits removed

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice -- OR

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon lime or lemon peel -- finely grated

1 green onion -- minced

2 tablespoons parsley -- minced

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce hot pepper sauce -- to taste

1 teaspoon hot prepared mustard -- or to taste - such as cajun, creole or chinese

2 tablespoons unsalted butter -- melted

16 melba toast rounds

1/2 cup Swiss cheese -- OR

1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese -- shredded

Directions

Preheat broiler.

Combine crab, lime juice, lime peel, green onion, parsley, worcestershire sauce, mustard & pepper sauce. Taste & adjust seasonings. Brush melted butter on toast rounds & arrange in a single layer in a broiler pan.

Top each round with a portion of the crab mixture, then 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese. Broil until cheese is melted & crab mixture is hot.

Makes 16 appetizers.

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