Crab-Stuffed Snow Peas Recipe
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Crab-Stuffed Snow Peas Recipe

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"These crunchy appetizers have a wonderful crabmeat flavor and make an attractive addition to your nibble tray. Plus, they're simple to prepare. —Agnes Ward, Stratford,Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce or seafood cocktail sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 drops hot pepper sauce
  • Dash pepper
  • 16 fresh snow peas

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 25 calories, 2g fat (trace saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, trace carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace fiber), 2g protein


  1. In small bowl, combine the crab, mayonnaise, chili sauce, salt, pepper sauce and pepper.
  2. Place snow peas in a steamer basket; place in a small saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 30 seconds for until softened. Drain and immediately place snow peas in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  3. With a sharp knife, split pea pods along the curved edges. Spoon 1 tablespoon of crab mixture into each. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 16 appetizers.
Originally published as Crab-Stuffed Snow Peas in Taste of Home April/May 2008, p27

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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Reviewed Aug. 18, 2009

"Since we don't like spicy foods, I omit the pepper and pepper sauce. Delicious!! I'm so glad to have another way to serve crab, and the pea "boats" sneak in a veggie!"

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