Imitation Crab Meat Spread

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by easymeal glover

Bought some imitation crab, liked the taste and came up with this for hors d'oeuvres one day.

Top Review by Tebo3759

I used cilantro instead of onion and I added a couple cloves of garlic also. I used it as an hors d'huevre as well as a filling for a sandwich. Froze the leftovers for a later appetizer!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup imitation crabmeat
  • 1 cup grated swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery (very fine)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion (very fine)
  • mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 dash basil
  • salt and pepper
  • horseradish, to taste if you like a little bite to your spread (optional)


  1. Put imitation crab through blender and grind to medium consistency.
  2. Mix with balance of ingredients and let set for at least 2 hours before serving.
  3. Serve on crackers or cucumber slices. Can also be spread on bread to make sandwiches.

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