Crunchy Hot Crab Bites

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

Crunchy Hot Crab Bites

Crunchy Hot Crab Bites

How To Cook Crunchy Hot Crab Bites - Crunchy Hot Crab Bites Recipes


  • 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


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Makes 16 appetizers.


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