Spicy Crab Balls make a great snack. Quick to make. Easy to serve.
Whether your blood bleeds orange for UT, maroon for A&M, or any other color for your favorite “boys”, these are great for serving your team when they come over to catch the “Big Game”.
1 lb lump crab meat, special or claw (can substitute imitation crab meat)
1 large egg, whisked
2 Tbsp mayonaisse
2 tsp mustard
1 Tbsp fresh green onion, finely chopped
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp Zatarain’s Crawfish, Shrimp, Crab boil powder
1 lemon zest, grated
1 c Progresso Italian bread crumbs, divided
2 Tbsp parsley flakes
You can substitute cooked ground chicken or turkey for the non -seafood eaters and serve with a cranberry relish dipping sauce…perfect for the holidays.
Combine crab meat, egg, Miracle Whip, mustard, green onion, Zatarain’s powder, lemon zest, and garlic.
Add 1/3 of the bread crumbs.
Fold ingredients together
On a large plate, combine remaining bread crumbs and parsley. Form the crab mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls. Roll balls in the bread crumbs and parsley mixture.
Deep fry at 320 degrees for 3 minutes or until golden brown
Remove and drain oil
Serve with spicy cocktail or tartar sauce