Deviled Crabs Recipe

Deviled Crabs is a simple and easy to make dish. Often served as side dish, it is baked unlike the deviled eggs, deviled crabs are different in eating, seasoning, shape and method of making. Deviled crabs are also known as crabs croquette in Spanish.
Deviled Crabs picture


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings12
Main IngredientInterest Group


 White crab meat1 Pound
 Crab claw meat1 Pound
 White sauce1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Hard boiled eggs8 , mashed
 Bread crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Celery3 , finely chopped
 Onion1 Large, grated
 Catsup3 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Worcestershire sauce3 Tablespoon
 Red pepper1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Crab shells12
 Butter1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 164 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.1%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g11.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 235.4 mg

Sodium 507.4 mg21.1%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.85 g3.4%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 17 g34.4%

Vitamin A 7.9% Vitamin C 10.4%

Calcium 15.1% Iron 14.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1)In a bowl, mix crab meats into white sauce and add eggs, 1 cup bread crumbs, celery, onion, catsup, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, red and black pepper and salt. Mix well.
2)Fill this mixture into crab shells and sprinkle additional bread crumbs on top.
3)Dot with butter and bake at 450 degrees until brown.

4)Serve deviled crab with hot sauce.