Crab Recipes

Buttery, tender crab is one of our favorite seafoods. Our crab recipes include popular favorites like crab cakes, crab boil and crowd-pleasing crab appetizers.

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      Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

      This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab. —Darla Andrews, Boerne, Texas

      Our Best Crab Cake Recipes

      There's nothing quite like a hot, crispy crab cake. And these delicious recipes will transport your tastebuds straight to the...


      Baked Crab Dip

      22 reviews

      We enjoyed this exquisite crab dip at my grandson's wedding reception. It looks fancy but is easy to make. You...


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      Cajun Crab Poppers

      My brother moved to New Orleans and I love visiting him and his family whenever I can. These easy jalapeno...


      Crab Melt Sandwiches

      1 review

      This open-faced classic is irresistible! Melty flavors and the golden appearance make the sandwich a hit at luncheons for all...

      Artichoke & Jalapeno Crab Dip

      This has always been a great potluck dish—I haven't found anyone yet who hasn't loved it! The rich and creamy...


      Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

      I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...

      Crab Cake Stuffed Mushrooms

      1 review

      These tender mushrooms with their crispy golden topping are always popular at parties! The crab filling is a delicious special...


      Company Shrimp-and-Crab Cakes

      The addition of shrimp gives crab cakes a new flavor. Using panko instead of flour makes the prep easier, plus...


      Coastal Carolina Muffin-Tin Frittatas

      1 review

      Incorporating the flavors of a low country South Carolina crab boil, these tasty frittatas are easy to make and fun...


      Crab and Asparagus Soup

      14 reviews

      I get rave reviews from family and friends whenever I make this soup, but the biggest compliment was when my...

      Crabmeat Boats

      I've been making this recipe for more than 40 years. You can also spread the filling on small rolls and...


      Rich Seafood Chowder

      7 reviews

      This creamy, delectable soup is even better the next day. It also works well with scallops or a flaky whitefish....


      Apricot Crab Stuffed Acorn Squash

      This light squash recipe is quick, simple and bursting with rich flavors. It looks so elegant when served on a...


      Three-Cheese Crab & Artichoke Dip

      This is my absolute favorite go-to recipe for parties, potlucks and family events. Have plenty of bread and veggies for...


      Air-Fryer Wasabi Crab Cakes

      With wasabi in both the crab cakes and the dipping sauce, this festive appetizer brings its own heat to...

      Tangier Island Virginia Crab Cakes

      4 reviews

      I grew up eating these crab cakes, which are crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. They're absolutely...


      Herbed Cornmeal Crab Cakes

      I created these crispy crab cakes to include some of the fresh herbs from my garden. My husband loves them...


      Christmas Tree Savory Rolls

      2 reviews

      Topped with festive pepper stars, this appetizer tree consists of tender yeast rolls with a savory cream cheese filling. It's...


      Slow-Cooked Crab Dip

      2 reviews

      Dips made in the slow cooker are ideal for entertaining since they free up the oven. Leftovers of this one...


      Make-Ahead Crab Dip

      Busy party givers love the make-ahead convenience of this elegant dip with a lick of lemon and horseradish. Serve with...


      Sensational Crabmeat Fondue

      We entertain a lot, and luxurious crab fondue makes guests feel indulged. —Debbie Obert, Middleburg, Florida


      Basil Crab Cakes

      3 reviews

      I love crabmeat any way it’s served, especially in these crab cakes. If you don’t have time to dash to...


      Maryland-Style Crab Soup

      4 reviews

      Try this hearty soup that incorporates the best of vegetable soup and flavorful crab. I break whole crabs and claws...

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      What’s in the Fridge Frittata

      3 reviews

      Great for a last-minute breakfast, brunch or lunch, this special frittata has a combination of crab and Swiss cheese that...


      Mini Crab Tarts

      Frozen phyllo tart shells bake up to crispy perfection that’s heavenly with this warm, rich, creamy filling. They’re a snap...


      Spicy Crab Salad Tapas

      I served these at a party and everyone went wild! These delicious morsels have a crispy flaky outside filled with...


      Crab Spread

      12 reviews

      My family has fond memories of traveling to my parents' house for Christmas dinner. After a 12-hour drive, we'd be...


      Jalapeno Crab Dip

      1 review

      Set this appetizer dip out for a football game, birthday party or even for an elegant holiday get-together. It's so...


      Crab-Stuffed Mini Puffs

      These tender puffs from our home economists feature a fast mouthwatering seafood spread. Because of their smaller size, the savory...