Deviled Crab
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5 from 1 vote

Deviled Crab

This Deviled Crab is moist and absolutely delicious.  Made with lump crab meat, white wine, fresh bread crumbs, butter, onions, red peppers, scallions, fresh garlic, jalapeƱo or serrano pepper.  The pepper adds a hint of heat that enhances the crab flavor.  Excellent!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 477kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


  • 1 lb lump crab meat
  • 1 cup onion chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup red pepper chopped finely
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 1 serrano or jalapeno pepper finely chopped
  • 6 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 2 cups fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 egg whisked
  • 1/4 cup flat parsley finely chopped
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp ground sage
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon sprinkle over shells/patties
  • 6 crab shells or form crab mix into patties


  • In a skillet, over medium heat, add olive oil. Then add onion, red pepper and serrano (or jalapeno pepper) pepper. Mix well and cook for a few minutes or until veggies are tender.
  • Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add crab, bread crumbs, wine, butter, whisked egg, sage and parsley. Combine and stir immediately so egg does not scramble. Cook for 5-10 minutes. 

    Add salt and pepper to taste. Add more butter if desired.
  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. 
    Fill shells with mixture or form into balls and then flatten to form 1/2 inch patties. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve crab with lemon wedges to sprinkle. Enjoy!


Serving: 4g | Calories: 477kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 134mg | Sodium: 1320mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1580IU | Vitamin C: 55.1mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 2.8mg