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Crab Melts Recipe

Crab Melts Recipe

These special open-faced sandwiches from Donna Bennett of Washougal, Washington have wonderful crab and cheese flavor. "This recipe closely resembles a dish my husband and I enjoyed at a favorite restaurant several years ago," Donna writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 5 teaspoons minced celery
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onion
  • 2 English muffins, split
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese (1/2 ounce each)
  • 4 slices Monterey Jack cheese (1/2 ounce each)
  • Paprika

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the crab, mayonnaise, celery and onion. Place muffins on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • 2. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat until toasted. Spread each muffin half with crab mixture. Top with tomato and cheeses; sprinkle with paprika. Broil until bubbly. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 346 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 857mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein .

Reviews for Crab Melts

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juliesprincess
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2013

"Very good and easy."

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kbrandt88
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2013

"These were excellent...I added a little bit of garlic powder, kosher salt and pepper to the mix...Yum!!!"

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terratoo
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2013

"This is a favorite dinner entree of ours being crab lovers. I've even doubled the amount of crab desiring more filling. Just watch that it doesn't "burn" when placing in the broiler."

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gwashington1961
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2012

"This "Crab Melts" recipe is a very good recipe to entertain just the two of you for lunch, brunch, or a quick snack! There are fabulous variations open for your adding to the sandwiches! YUM!!"

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kerrynjames
Reviewed May. 19, 2012

"We got impatient and ate it too soon, but it was great other than that!"

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