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
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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 appetizer equals 25 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 78 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g 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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