Opah (Moonfish) Stuffed with Crab

Opah (moonfish) Stuffed With Crab Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


I love crab and opah - this is a great way to combine them both into one meal.


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10 Min
10 Min
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  • 4 5-oz
    moonfish filets
  • 3 oz
    crabmeat, cooked
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    green onion, thinly sliced
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    clarified butter

How to Make Opah (Moonfish) Stuffed with Crab


  1. Separate crab meat and remove bits of shell and membrane.
  2. Mix with mayonnaise and green onion.
  3. Cut a pocket in the opah filet and fill with crab mix.
  4. Season filet with salt and pepper.
  5. Sear in clarified butter on both sides over medium high heat.
  6. Place in 350F oven for 5 minutes to finish cooking.

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About Opah (Moonfish) Stuffed with Crab

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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