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Chesapeake Crab Ball Appetizer Recipe
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Chesapeake Crab Ball Appetizer

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"A great appetizer; no cooking is required."

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Original recipe makes 2 balls Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Remove excess shell from the crabmeat.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, butter, green onions, Old Bay Seasoning TM and horseradish. While mixing, gradually add the crabmeat. Divide the mixture into two balls. Refrigerate the balls for at least one hour.
  3. On a piece of waxed paper, mix the parsley and Old Bay Seasoning TM. Remove the crab balls from the refrigerator and roll them on the wax paper until they are completely coated.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • READY IN 15 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 26, 2003

The amount of seasoning has been changed! It has been decreased to 1/2 teaspoon. Increase the amount to taste. Happy Cooking!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 03, 2003

I was very disappointed in this recipe. Ipayed 24 dollors for a pound of crab meat and we really couldn't eat it because it was way to salty...I think the bay seasoning was the culpret....anyways the crab ball didn't get eaten on christmas eve....I followed the directions verbatum

 

16 Ratings

Mar 11, 2003

This was the best appetizer. It made two good size balls. The crab was not hidden by a lot of filler like most crab appetizers I had. I made it for a family gathering and they were falling all over themselves to have some. Another great recipe that will show up again at my family gatherings.

 
Jun 26, 2003

Awesome!

 
Jul 23, 2003

I found this recipe to be a very mellow blend of flavors, but seemed to lack something. I added two tablespoons of sweet pickle relish which gave the crab taste a little more zing.I served with Italian panetini.

 
Dec 06, 2007

I love this recipe, I've been making it to rave reviews for 4 years!!!

 
Dec 03, 2004

YOu could use half shrimp with this recipe. After I had mixed it, I increased the horseradish a little and added the juice of half a lemon. Very, very nice.

 
Jan 19, 2010

I make this ALL the time...In fact I'm taking it tonight to a bridal shower...I pair it with flips crackers, it's a great combo :)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 178 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 9.7 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 283 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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