Crab Meat in Shells Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Parsley1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Green pepper To Taste, chopped
 Scallion1 , chopped (Including Green Top)
 Canned mushrooms4 Ounce, sliced, well drained (1 Can)
 Butter1 Teaspoon
 Cream of celery soup10 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)
 Canned crab meat7 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Dry sherry1 Tablespoon
 Dry bread crumbs2 Tablespoon
 Cheddar cheese2 Tablespoon, grated
 Paprika To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 187 Calories from Fat 70

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 57.4 mg

Sodium 1055.5 mg44%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 12 g24.3%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C 13%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 4.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a 1-quart casserole, mix the parsley, green pepper, scallion, mushrooms and butter together.
2) Cover and cook in the microwave for 4 to 5 minutes.
3) Stir in the soup, blend well and then cover and cook in the microwave for 2 minutes.
4) Discard cartilage bits from the crab meat and add into the mixture with the lemon juice and sherry.
5) Then spoon the mixture into 4 scallop shells.
6) In a bowl, mix the bread crumbs and cheese.
7) Spread over the crab mixture, sprinkle with the paprika to taste and cook for 8 minutes.

8) Serve immediately on a serving plate.