Bacon-Wrapped Crab & Chives Matzo Balls

Sherri Williams


I love crab balls any way you want to serve them to me. This is my twist on llan Hall {Top Chef} bacon-wrapped matzo balls. This is "Not Kosher". These lil' delites are are bursting with flavor and charisma. Cooking with Passion, sw :)

★★★★★ 2 votes
24 appetizers
15 Min
55 Min
Stove Top


4 1/2 oz
matzo meal mix
10 oz
lump crab meat
12 slice
bacon **cut in half**
6 Tbsp
bacon fat or lard
4 c
chicken stock
4 c
4 large
eggs, whisked
2 Tbsp
fresh chives chopped
1 1/2 tsp
greek seasoning


3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
sour cream
1 Tbsp
wasabi paste **more or less**
1 Tbsp
fresh chives chopped
1 pinch
greek seasonig

How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Crab & Chives Matzo Balls


  • 1get your ingredients ready. combine all the dipping ingredients in a small mixing bowl, chill until ready to serve
  • 2in a medium size mixing bowl, add eggs and bacon fat & greek seasoning. mix until well blended. add matzo ball mix and whisp until all the ingredients are combined. fold in crab and chives. chill in the fridge for 30 minutes or so.
  • 3roll the mixture into lil' one inch balls
  • 4add chicken broth and water to a large pot. bring to boil. drop the matzo balls in; cover pot. simmer matzo balls for about 40 minutes
    **the matzo balls will triple in size**
  • 5chill down to make it easy to roll. preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • 6roll each ball with 1/2 slice of bacon. place the bacon wrapped matzo balls "seam down" on a large oven proof pan. bake for 15 minutes or until bacon is crispy
  • 7plate up and serve with dipping sauce!

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About Bacon-Wrapped Crab & Chives Matzo Balls

Course/Dish: Other Breads, Dips, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #Yummy, #balls, #crab, #matzo, #chives