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Crab Meat Pie


Crab dip, crab melts, crab cakes – all are delicious ways to enjoy fresh blue crab from the Chesapeake Bay. This Crab Pie recipe just blows everything else out of the water, so to speak.

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  • 7 1/2 ounces crab meat
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoon grated onion
  • 2 tablespoon chopped green pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Unbaked pie shell


Servings 8
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 35mins


Step 1

Combine crab meat, celery, salt, onion, green pepper, mayonnaise, lemon juice, eggs and all but 2 tablespoons bread crumbs. Mix lightly.

Turn into unbaked pie shell, sprinkle with reserved crumbs and Cheddar cheese. Bake 25 minutes in a 350°F oven, or until firm and brown. Should be golden brown and fluffy.

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