Fried Crab Sticks

Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 7 mins

Imitation Crabsticks are not just for salads. They can also be a tasty appetizer, because they are full of flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat vegetable oil to 350 degrees.
  2. Unwrap crabsticks and line them on foil or a plate.
  3. Whisk together eggs and milk to create egg wash.
  4. Dredge crab stick in flour; one at a time. (Coat evevly).
  5. Then dredge the crabstick in egg wash. (coat evenly).
  6. Now roll the crabstick in the panko breadcrumbs until completely covered.
  7. Repeat steps 4 thru 6 for about two or three more crabsticks.
  8. Deep fry at 350 degrees for about 2 minutes, turning over once. (Do not overcook, as the crab meat will begin to separate into strips.).
  9. While these are cooking, prepare the remaining crabsticks.
  10. NOTE: Do not overcrowd or cook all at once. Fry in batches for best results.


Most Helpful

I made these today as I had crab sticks left over from a seafood salad I had made earlier in the week. I made a request adjustments I added some season all and old bay seasoning to the egg and milk wash to give the inside flavor and I added paprika to the pankos to help them brown. After they were done I sprinkled with a little salt and pepper and ate them with ketchup. I was very pleased with them.

Catandra January 09, 2016

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