Oriental Crab Appetizers

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 0 mins

Beautifully presented, these are suitable for entertaining big-wigs! (and little-wigs, too!)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine soy sauce, wine or juice, garlic, and ginger in a large bowl.
  2. Add crabmeat, snow peas, and bamboo shoots to soy mixture.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Top each lettuce leaf with portion of crab mixture.
  5. Fold leaves around crab by first turning in the sides, then rolling up.
  6. Serve on plate scattered with finely chopped toasted walnuts.
  7. ---Serving Suggestion---.
  8. Make a quick sauce of half Chinese hot mustard and half sweet plum sauce.
  9. Spoon in a zig-zag pattern on each plate.
  10. Place 3 rolls on top of the sauce, propped like fallen logs.
  11. Top with toasted nuts and sprigs of fresh coriander.
Most Helpful

3 5

I thought this combination of ingredients would have tasted wonderful, but it wasn't a hit at the Christmas party. I used water chestnuts and seasame oil, but I don't think that would have changed the overall taste.