Capt. Phil's Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by alligirl

Captain Phil Harris of "Deadliest Catch" made this recipe on the series "After the Catch"; I thought they looked interesting. I would suggest garlic and herb cream cheese, Aloette or Boursin, though you may use what you have handy and suits you. I would think more shredded cheese would be necessary for 40 mushroom caps also. Taken from Discovery.com.

Top Review by flower7

These are very good! I used light chive & onion cream cheese and sharp cheddar on top. I did make a change to the baking method - instead of baking, filling, then broiling, I just filled, topped, and baked for 15 minutes at 350. The filling was piping hot and though the mushrooms still had a little "tooth" to them, I liked them that way. Thanks for sharing this great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 36 -40 medium white mushrooms
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, flavored, softened (or spreadable cheese)
  • 2 cups chopped cooked crabmeat (snow or king crab)
  • 12 cup grated cheese (can be smoked cheese)

Directions

  1. De-stem and scrape out the caps of domestic mushrooms.
  2. Spray with oil.
  3. Bake mushroom caps at 350 degrees for 5-7 minutes to soften.
  4. Prepare the crabmeat stuffing: Break up and coarsely chop the crabmeat. Place in a bowl and blend with cream cheese.
  5. Once thoroughly combined, spoon crab mixture into mushroom caps and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  6. Broil 6 inches from broiler until melted and lightly browned. *Watch carefully*.

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