Crab Muffins

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JM Avallone

By
@jmas

I am sure some of you have seen and or eaten these before, I have been making them for 20yrs. I catered my brother’s wedding and he personally requested these, he was on a very small budget and there was no way I could make them for the huge wedding he had. So I had made just enough with real crab meat for the wedding party and I snuck in tuna for the rest of the guest. I did add some old bay for the tuna batches. as I opened the kitchen door there was a crowd waiting I did not get two steps into the hall before the platter was empty

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
96 pieces
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 Lb
crab meat (picked over well)
1/2 lb
butter softened to room temp
1 Tbsp
mayonnaise (please use the brand you love)
1/2 tsp
garlic powder, ( garlic salt can be used in a pinch)
1 tsp
seasoned salt (make your own see tips)
12
english muffins ( i use thomas)
2
5oz jars kraft old english cheese spread

How to Make Crab Muffins

Step-by-Step

  • 1Soften butter and cheese spread to room temperature, beat well with mixer with the garlic powder, Mayo & season salt.
  • 2Gently fold in picked over crab meat, spread over English muffins halves. Cut with a sharp knife in to four sections and freeze they do cut easier if they are slightly frozen.
  • 3Place on a sheet pan, cookie sheet whatever will fit in your freezer freeze till completely frozen. Sometimes I will put a sheet of wax or parchment paper on the pan but it is not necessary. Package in freezer bags and store.
  • 4Preheat oven to 400 degrees, take out as many as you are in the mood for and heat for 10-15 minutes until hot & bubbly and as brown as you like.
  • 5Tips: you see here it says to make your own season salt, there are many variations of season salt personally I skipped this step altogether as most call for garlic powder so it just depends on what mood I am in if I want some onion powder or salt I just toss in a bit so on and so forth most of the time all I add is the garlic powder feel free as always to tailor it to your liking I will post some salt recipes I have found. This season blend can also but used on chicken, fish, pork ect.
  • 6Season Salt recipes:Combine. Blend thoroughly, put into a shaker and use in place on other seasonings

    #1- Lawrys

    #2- 6 tablespoons salt
    1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
    1/2 teaspoon marjoram
    1/2 teaspoon garlic salt or garlic powder
    2 1/4 teaspoons paprika
    1/4 teaspoon curry powder
    1 teaspoon dry mustard
    1/4 teaspoon onion powder
    1/8 teaspoon dill weed
    1/2 teaspoon celery salt

    #3- 2 tbsp. salt
    2 tbsp. paprika
    1 tsp. ground pepper
    1 tsp. onion salt
    1 tsp. garlic salt

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About Crab Muffins

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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