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Potatoes with Crab Sauce

Corene Thorsen, from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, adds crab to the creamy and comforting sauce she pours over spuds. "The mild sauce allows the delicate flavor of the crab to shine through," she declares. "This combination tastes great of leftover pasta, too."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 pound Velveeta, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 to 4 drops hot pepper sauce
  • Pinch onion powder
  • 1 package (6 ounces) imitation crabmeat, flaked
  • 4 hot baked potatoes


  • In a blender, combine the first seven ingredients. Cover and process until smooth. Pour into a saucepan; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Reduce heat to low; add crab. With a sharp knife, cut an X in the top of each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Top with crab sauce.

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  • moniqueclark68
    Apr 23, 2013

    I too am in Wisconsin- and i had this in a restaurant- cant remember where- but it was the best -to my surprise- always wanted to know how to make it! thanks!!!!