Crab Balls Recipe @pinch

We fell in love with these easy haveto havemake crab balls. Super moist and tasty, they are similar to a crab cake, in flavor and texture, but baked instead of fried. Add a squirt of fresh lemon juice and melted butter and you have a lovely appetizer or entree. These baked crab balls are super easy to make, and are a fun dish to make. The recipe is fun because it could be enjoyed as an appetizer or a light dinner.

crab balls
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Seafood Appetizers Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 1 pound(s) Backfin crab meat
  • 1 - egg, beaten
  • 1 cup(s) crushed Ritz crackers
  • 1 teaspoon(s) yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon(s) parsley
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Worcestershire sauce
Intructions :
  • Place crab meat in a mixing bowl and pick out any stray shell fragments
  • Add crushed crackers, Old Bay seasoning, and parsley to the crab
  • In a separate bowl, combine egg, mustard, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce. Whip with a whisk until smooth
  • Pour egg mixture over the crab meat and crackers. Gently mix, careful not to break up large lumps of crab meat
  • Mold into golfball-sized balls and place on a cookie sheet
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes
  • Drizzle with melted butter and allow to cool. Serve with saltine crackers. Enjoy delicious baked crab balls!

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