MI Coop Kitchen

Missy Blanche’s Down East Crab Bites

Recipe by
Great Lakes Energy Cooperative  
25 Minutes
Prep: 15 Minutes | Cook: 10 Minutes | Servings: 1 Dozen / 4 Dozen Quartered Bites


  • 6 Sliced Sourdough Bays English Muffins
  • 1 Can Crab or 1 C fresh cooked King Crab, Blue Crab, etc.
  • 3 T Butter
  • 2 T Olive Oil Mayo
  • 1/4 C Shredded Extra Sharp Cheese


  1. Split and toast muffins. Spread with butter evenly. Set aside.
  2. Drain crab; Warm 30 seconds if refrigerated previously; Fold crab into a mixing bowl with Mayo. Spread evenly on muffin halves.
  3. Place loaded muffins halves on greased cookie sheet (crab side up). Sprinkle with cheese.
  4. Place pan under broiler for 2-3 minutes. (Watch so they don’t burn!) Crab Bites should bubble with cheese once done.
  5. Remove from oven and let sit for 2 minutes and then quarter into bite sized pieces. Sprinkle with Old Bay and place on platter for serving. Add Parsley and/or White Pepper to taste. Add Crab claw shells, if available, for garnish and serve warm.

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