Dianne's Crab Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Dianne's Crab Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Dianne's Crab

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"A delicious hot appetizer or main dish, with a buttery garlic and lemon pepper flavor. Very easy, uses inexpensive imitation crabmeat. May serve as is or with a dipping sauce of your choice. Also good on rice or pasta. Great when on toasted Italian bread, or on pizza, especially with a cream sauce"

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Original recipe makes 2 to 4 servings Change Servings


  1. In a medium sauce pan, heat butter until melted. Add the garlic and saute lightly. Add the imitation crabmeat and cook over medium heat, turning gently. Add the lemon pepper and continue to cook until hot. Add grated cheese and serve.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 20 mins
  • READY IN 35 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 17, 2006

This is a quick easy low carb fixin.. I got creative and stuffed the mixture into some mushrooms.. and topped it off with fresh parmesian.. it is soooo yummy!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 30, 2008

This was NOT a keeper...we made toasted crab sandwiches topped with provolone cheese and it was bland to say the least. Definately will NOT make this again.


40 Ratings

Nov 07, 2003

This was very good. We had it over noodles.Nice change from the usual pace. Thank-you!!!

Mar 13, 2006

WOW! I was really surprised at how good this was. I didn't have lemon pepper, so I put about a tablespoon and a half of lemon juice and 1/2 tsp of pepper. It was wonderful! We put it over egg noodles. I didn't realize that I forgot the cheese the first time around. With the leftovers we had mozzarella, so we used that. It was SO good. I stirred it in a little first, then put more on top once it was on the plate and let it melt. It was amazingly good. I will definately make this again!

Aug 23, 2003

Itiban oisidesunee! Excellent! I served it over toasted french bread and relished every bite. Simple and perfect.

Apr 03, 2005

My family loved this recipe. I thought it was very flavorful. I changed it a little by using the juice of 1 fresh lemon and cracked pepper instead of lemon pepper seasoning. Also added some parsly flakes. I served it over brow rice with asparagus on the side. Excellent.

Apr 17, 2007

I'm not sure if I disliked this recipe so much because I expected it to make a sauce or what but this turned out terrible. I served it over pasta and it just didn't work for me.

Jan 28, 2009

Very very very different! I only use imitation crab for ceviche. I have never had anything like this. Will make this again, but add more seasoning.


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  • Calories
  • 288 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 14.9 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 14.9 g
  • 30%
  • Sodium
  • 1705 mg
  • 68%

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

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