Deviled Crab

Deviled CrabRecipe
Howard L. Puckett


Makes about 10 servings

Recipe from

Coastal Living


6 large eggs
1 1/2 cups chopped green onions
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons grated lemon rind
1 pound fresh lump crabmeat, drained
1 1/2 cups butter, melted and divided
5 cups soft breadcrumbs, divided
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Add 1 cup melted butter, 4 cups breadcrumbs, and next 3 ingredients. Spoon crabmeat mixture into 10 baking shells or individual baking dishes.

Top servings evenly with remaining 1 cup breadcrumbs; drizzle evenly with remaining 1/2 cup melted butter. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Turn oven setting to broil. Broil 3 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately.