Fresh and Zesty Recipes

Hot Crab Bites

Hot Crab Bites


  • 1 package Azteca® salad shells
  • 1 ½ cups crabmeat or imitation crab, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon prepared hot mustard
  • ½ cup Swiss cheese, finely shredded
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • Cocktail sauce, if desired


Preheat oven to 400°

Remove shells from refrigerator and let stand at room temperature for 15-20 minutes. Mix together all the ingredients except the egg and cocktail sauce.

Cut each unbaked shell into four wedges.  Brush top of each quarter with beaten egg and place approximately 1 ½ teaspoons of crab mixture in the center of each wedge.  Fold shell tips to meet in center of crab mixture, fold over long edge.

Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve warm with cocktail sauce; if desired.