Crabe Béninoise (Beninese Crabs)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Traditional recipe from Benin.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat the eggs until light then stir in the crab meat, onions, tomatoes, garlic, chilies, half the breadcrumbs and season with the salt and pepper. Spoon into 6 washed crab shells (or 6 small gratin dishes) and sprinkle evenly with the remaining breadcrumbs.
  2. Place in an oven pre-heated to 355F and bake for about 30 minutes, or until the tops are golden brown and the egg mixture has set. Serve hot with rice and hot pepper sauce.