Easy Crabmeat Enchiladas Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Easy Crabmeat Enchiladas

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"I developed this recipe while on a diet. It's absolutely delicious and at the same time, low in fat! Easily doubled to accommodate larger groups."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the flaked imitation crab, sour cream, onion, and 1/2 of the enchilada sauce; Mix well.
  3. Microwave mixture on high for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Pour milk into an 8 inch pie plate. Dip the tortillas, one at a time, in the milk. Fill each tortilla with 4 ounces of the crab mixture. Roll tortilla and place in a greased 9x9 inch glass baking dish. Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the top of the enchiladas.
  5. Bake uncovered in a preheated oven for 20 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 19, 2003

I added cottage cheese to the filling and topped it with green chile enchilada sauce instead of red. - Yum!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 18, 2003

Good for a low fat meal. I used fat free sour cream too, and then made up for it by sprinkling Monterey Jack Cheese over the top. I say use the cheese! My husband said it was a little rich.

Jul 14, 2003

Good flavor, but next time I'll use fewer onions

Jun 19, 2006

Very Tasty. A definite thumbs up from my boys! I doubled the recipe for my family and made a few changes/additions. First I sautéed the onions and added about ½ cup each of mozza and cheddar to the crab/onion/sour cream mix. Then a sprinkle of cheese on top. I also made this with 10 minute enchilada sauce found on this site and home-made whole wheat flour tortillas.

Aug 15, 2007

I sauteed the onion with a little green pepper to jazz it up. I also added some queso fresco into the mixture and some on top too. Instead of using red enchilada sauce I used mild green chili enchilada sauce both on top and in the mixture. This was fabulous and we all loved it. Very good base recipe, I like to mix things up and it really worked well.

Feb 14, 2003

I serve this for company and they love it. THis is my husbands favorite thing now!

Nov 25, 2006

First of all, I forgot to microwave the filling, so they came out a little cooler than I would have liked. Also, the onions were too raw and would have benefited from some sauteing before being added to the mixture. But the flavor was pretty good for the finished product. Next time I'll try this with shredded cooked chicken.

May 27, 2005

I usually don't give bad reviews and I rarely throw away a whole pan of food I've just prepared…but we could not eat this. The sauce was good and I would try it again with chicken…but the imitation crab was just too much. Sorry.


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  • Calories
  • 265 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38.3 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 9.1 g
  • 18%
  • Sodium
  • 821 mg
  • 33%

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

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