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Hot Crab and Cheese on Muffins


Hot Crab and Cheese on Muffins

Hot Crab and Cheese on Muffins

Prep and Cook Time 12 minutes

Yield

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

4 English muffins, split
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
3 green onions, chopped
1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 pound fresh crabmeat, drained and flaked*
1 to 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

*Two cans (6 ounces each) fancy crabmeat, drained, can be substituted for fresh crabmeat.

Preparation

  1. Preheat broiler. Place muffin halves on lightly greased baking sheet. Broil 4 inches from heat 2 minutes or until muffins are lightly toasted. Place on large microwavable plate.
  2. Melt butter in medium skillet over medium heat. Add green onions and bell pepper; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; stir in crabmeat, hot pepper sauce and cheeses. Spoon about 1/3 cup crab mixture onto muffin halves.
  3. Microwave on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes, rotating platter once, or until crab mixture is heated through.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 328 mg
Protein 10 g
Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 16 g
Cholesterol 28 mg
Total Fat 9 g
Calories 185

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Fat 1
Meat 1

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