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Quick Crab Melts

Two types of cheese on top of a savory crab mixture make these open-faced sandwiches ooey-gooey good! I usually serve them for dinner, but they also make a great app when cut in half. —Donna Bennett, Bramalea, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 5 teaspoons finely chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onion
  • 2 English muffins, split
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 thin slices cheddar cheese
  • 4 thin slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • Paprika


  • Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, mix crab, mayonnaise, celery and green onion until blended. Place muffin halves on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Broil 4-6 in. from heat until toasted. Spread with crab mixture. Top with tomato and cheeses; sprinkle with paprika. Broil until bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 492 calories, 29g fat (10g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 1055mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein.
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  • Lynn
    Oct 21, 2020

    Have made this a number of times has become one of my husband’s favorite meals!

  • blgpts
    Jan 4, 2013

    made this for dinner tonite. made it on rye bread we bought at the grocers because we didn't have the muffins.. I added penzeys minced onion, penzeys chesapeake seasoning. salt & pepper, and a pinch of penzeys red pepper flakes. it was wonderful! Can't wait to make it again!