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Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

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Our crab stuffed mushrooms recipe features velvety mushrooms filled with a savory crab, onion, and green pepper filling. They cook to a perfect golden brown in 25 minutes.

What a busy week this has been! It seems like I have been around the world and back, while in actuality, I’ve only been on a couple of business trips. 

It’s the perfect time to reward myself with a delicious crab stuffed mushrooms recipe. This is my husband’s favorite crab stuffed mushroom appetizer.

They’re full of seafood flavor and the stuffing in the perfect blend of crispy and creamy. Let’s get started so you can try this crab stuffed mushroom recipe for yourself.

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe showing three mushrooms on a plate.

How to Make Crab Stuffed Mushrooms:

First, gather all your ingredients and preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Second, prepare a cast iron skillet or 8 x 8 baking dish with cooking spray or butter.

Crab, peppers, mushrooms, breadcrumbs, parmesan, onions, butter, egg, used for the crab stuffed mushrooms recipe.

Third, chop the mushrooms stems to add to the stuffing.

Afterward, combine mushroom stems, butter, onion, fish or seafood seasoning, salt, crab meat, egg, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, and green bell pepper in a large bowl.

Ariel view of ingredients for crab stuffed mushrooms recipe in a glass bowl.

Then, mix all the ingredients for the crab stuffed mushrooms recipe until well combined. Feel free to use your hands or a spatula.

Either way, just make sure everything is properly mixed.

Ingredients for crab stuffed mushrooms recipe stirred together in a glass bowl.

Now, using a spoon fill each mushroom cap, rounding off the top.

After that, lightly spray tops of stuffed mushrooms to assist with browning.

Ariel view of crab stuffed mushroom filling in mushroom caps.

Last, place pan in the oven for 25 minutes or until filling is golden brown.

Remove them and serve immediately. Storage is not recommended as the mushrooms could become soggy.

Three crab stuffed mushrooms on a small white plate.

Love crab! Then check out our bow tie crab pasta salad recipe!

Tips for the Crab Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe:

  • Use gluten-free breadcrumbs and increase the butter to 3 tablespoons to create a gluten-free recipe.
  • The recipe has not been tested with imitation crab meat, use at your own risk.
  • Spray the tops of the mushrooms with non-stick spray to create a crispy topping.

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Three crab stuffed mushrooms on a small white plate.

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Our crab stuffed mushrooms recipe features velvety mushrooms filled with a savory crab, onion, and green pepper filling. They cook to a perfect golden brown in 25 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 12 large mushrooms, (Stems can be reserved for filling, rinsed with stems and cores removed)
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/3 cup onion, (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning, (Similar to Old Bay.)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 ounces lump crab meat, (canned or fresh if available)
  • 1 egg, (lightly beaten)
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper, (chopped)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare a cast iron skillet or 9 x 9 baking dish with cooking spray or butter.
  3. If using the mushrooms stems, chop into small pieces.
  4. Combine mushroom stems, butter, onion, seafood seasoning, salt, crab meat, egg, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese and green bell pepper in a large bowl.
  5. Mix until well combined.
  6. Using a spoon fill each mushroom cap, rounding off the top.
  7. Lightly spray tops of stuffed mushrooms to assist with browning.
  8. Place pan in the oven for 25 minutes or until filling is golden brown.
  9. Remove and serve immediately.

Notes

*Calories are an approximation based on the ingredients and a serving size of 2 mushrooms per serving. Actual calories will vary.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 135Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 52mgSodium: 509mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 10g

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Linda

Saturday 28th of December 2019

Lost the recipe for my stuffed mushrooms, so I made these Christmas Day 2019. Thirty nine people over for dinner. They all raved. I’m glad I lost the other recipe. Impressed the in-laws.

John

Saturday 28th of December 2019

Thank you, Linda! Kim and I are thrilled everyone enjoyed the stuffed mushrooms. Thank you again for coming back to comment on the recipe. Have a lovely day :)

Teri

Friday 13th of April 2018

This looks so Delicious can't wait to make these

John

Saturday 14th of April 2018

Thank you, Teri! Kim and I hope you enjoy them. Have a lovely weekend :)

Deanna

Thursday 11th of January 2018

I loooovvvveeee mushrooms, especially stuffed ones, and these sound so yummy!

John

Friday 12th of January 2018

Thank you, Deanna!

Melissa Klausman

Monday 25th of December 2017

Added a bit of Old Bay but otherwise followed the recipe as written. Was the appetizer for our Christmas dinner and they were a hit even with my occasionally picky boys. Thanks for the recipe.

Kimberly

Monday 25th of December 2017

Hi, Melissa! We're glad your family liked the stuffed mushrooms. :) Adding the Old Bay was a great idea! We'll have to give it a try the next time we make them. Thanks for stopping by to let us know how they turned out. Have a wonderful evening!

Kristina@thelordandthelady.com

Saturday 27th of May 2017

These Look amazing. I saw the preview on the side and was waiting to see a few other posts first. i can t wait to try and make them

John

Sunday 28th of May 2017

Thank you, Kristina! I hope you love them when you make them :)