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crabby potatoes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
gaynel mohler
junction city, OH

this is a nice recipe for an appetizer if using small new red potatoes, or a nice side dish for a seafood platter. My man loves twice baked potatoes and this was a pleasant surprise for him

(1 rating)
yield 24 appetizers
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min

Ingredients For crabby potatoes

  • 12 sm
    red potatoes
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 4 oz
    flaked cooked crabmeat
  • 2 Tbsp
    each plain yogurt and hellmans mayonaise
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced chives or green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • pepper to taste

How To Make crabby potatoes

  • 1
    pierce potatoes several times, toss in olive oil and bake on a shallow baking pan at 375 degrees 45 to 55 minutes. let cool slightly (at this point you can cover and refrigerate one day.
  • 2
    cut potatoes in half and with a melon baller remove potato to leave a 1/4" shell
  • 3
    set potato skins open side up on a shallow baking pan.
  • 4
    In a small bowl combine crab, yogurt, mayonaise, chives, lemon juice and cheese.
  • 5
    season to taste with pepper. blend well. spoon mixture into potato shells.
  • 6
    place potatoes under broiler about 4" and broil until golden brown. 3 to 5 minutes.
  • 7
    I have done this with bigger potatoes adding in some of the scooped out potato. (4) baking potatoes