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bacon-wrapped crab & chives matzo balls

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Sherri Williams
Crestview, FL

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 ratings)
yield 24 appetizers
prep time 15 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bacon-wrapped crab & chives matzo balls

  • 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 lg
    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

  • 1
    get your ingredients ready. combine all the dipping ingredients in a small mixing bowl, chill until ready to serve
  • 2
    in 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.
  • 3
    roll the mixture into lil' one inch balls
  • 4
    add 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**
  • 5
    chill down to make it easy to roll. preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • 6
    roll 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
  • 7
    plate up and serve with dipping sauce!