Baltimore Ravens Ragin' Crab Balls

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Sherri Williams

By
@logansw

I love crab! These are perfect for a party, starter or just a snack. Crab is rather expensive... this is my way of being frugal and still being able to enjoy these lil' delites. You won't find alot of filler in my balls. I want you to enjoy the crab! I made these for my Homeowners Annual meeting 10/22/2011. These babies were a hit and not one left on the platter. They will go fast so you may want to sneak 1 or 2 for yourself before serving. These will be perfect for any holiday party! Cooking With Passion, sw:)

Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24 mini crab balls
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    lump crab meat, special or claw**can substutue imitation crab meat**
  • 1 large
    egg, whisked
  • 2 Tbsp
    mayonaisse
  • 2 tsp
    mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    chives, dried or fresh (green onion, finely chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp
    bell peppers (multi color) chopped
  • 2 tsp
    sriracha hot sauce (fav hot sauce)
  • 1 tsp
    old bay seasoning (seafood seasoning of choice)
  • 1
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • SPICY CRAB SAUCE

  • 2/3 c
    mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp
    ketchup
  • 2 tsp
    sriracha sauce (more or less)
  • 1 tsp
    grated ginger or ginger powder
  • 1 tsp
    granulated garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar of choice
  • ·
    **for a large crowd, double all the ingredients**
  • ·
    **substitute cooked ground chicken or turkey for the non -seafood eaters. serve with a cranberry relish dipping sauce...perfect for the holidays**

How to Make Baltimore Ravens Ragin' Crab Balls

Step-by-Step

  1. combine ingredients 1-9. add 1/3 of the bread crumbs.
  2. fold ingredients together
  3. on a large plate combine remaining bread crumbs and parsley. form the crab mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls. roll balls in the bread crumbs and parsley mixture.
  4. deep fry at 320 degrees for 3 minutes or until golden brown
  5. remove and drain oil
  6. serve with spicy crab sauce

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About Baltimore Ravens Ragin' Crab Balls

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Yummy, #Party, #crab, #Finger, #mini




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