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California Crab Melt

No recipe image available.This easy appetizer is perfect for any casual entertaining.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (8-ounce) package crabmeat or imitation crabmeat, thawed if necessary
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Swiss cheese, shredded
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon paprika
20 slices sourdough or French bread baguette (about 3-inches wide)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat broiler. Shred or coarsely chop crabmeat.
  2. Stir together crabmeat and all remaining ingredients except bread in medium bowl.
  3. Place bread slices on large baking sheet. Broil 5 to 6-inches from heat until toasted, about 1 to 2 minutes. Turn bread slices over; spread each with about 1 tablespoon crabmeat mixture.
  4. Broil 5 to 6-inches from heat until cheese is bubbly, about 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately.

Makes 20 appetizers.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 appetizer): Calories: 90; Fat: 4 g; Cholesterol: 20 mg; Sodium: 190 mg; Carbohydrates: 7 g; Dietary Fiber: 3 g; Protein: 6 g

Recipe courtesy of the California Seafood Council.