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ivar's dungeness crab stuffed mushrooms

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

Ivar's is a Puget Sound restaurant chain that has been around since 1938. This is one of their most popular appetizers.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 45 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Broil

Ingredients For ivar's dungeness crab stuffed mushrooms

  • 1 md
    carrot, grated
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 c
    mascarpone cheese
  • 1 lg
    egg white
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp
  • dash
    tabasco sauce, to taste
  • 2
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c
    red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh flat leaf parsley, minced
  • 1/2 lb
    cooked dungeness crab meat
  • 1/4 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 16
    white mushrooms, stems removed (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • minced parsley, for garnish

How To Make ivar's dungeness crab stuffed mushrooms

  • 1
    For carrot oil: Preheat oven to 350F. Stir carrots and oil together in a small loaf pan. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 45 minutes, or until carrots are very soft. Let cool to room temperature. Puree in blender and adjust seasonings to taste.
  • 2
    For the stuffing: In a large bowl, whisk together the mascarpone, egg white, lemon juice, Worcestershire, Old Bay, salt and hot sauce. Stir in the green onions, bell pepper and parsley.
  • 3
    Stir in the crab and Panko; taste and adjust seasoning. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 4
    Preheat broiler. Fill each mushroom cap with the crab mixture and place on broiler pan or baking sheet. Broil for 10 to 12 minutes, until browned and heated through.
  • 5
    Transfer to a platter and drizzle top of each mushroom with a little carrot oil mixture and a pinch of minced parsley. Serve hot.

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