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Crispy Lime Chips with Crab

Total Time

Prep: 45 min. Broil: 5 min.

Makes

80 appetizers

Creamy crab dip tops the lime-flavored chips perfectly. These would be popular at a party, so it's a good thing they make a lot. —Tracey Stone, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Crispy Lime Chips with Crab Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 10 flour tortillas (10 inches)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning, divided
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 6 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine salt and lime zest; set aside.
  2. Using a 3-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut eight star shapes from each tortilla. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat half of the oil. Fry tortilla stars, a few at a time, until golden brown on both sides. Add more oil as needed. Drain on paper towels; immediately sprinkle with salt mixture.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, lime juice and 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning until blended. Fold in crab and onions. Arrange chips on ungreased baking sheets. Top with crab mixture; sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  4. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining seafood seasoning. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 appetizer: 50 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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