Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is my mother's recipe with a few variations from me. You will never get stuffed crabs like this in a restaurant. Most restaurants add so much breading that it covers up the taste of the crab meat. I hope you will enjoy! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large skillet, melt butter.
  2. Add onion, green and red bell pepper, celery, and garlic. Saute over medium high heat until onions are transparent.
  3. Put cooked shrimp into food processor. Pulse until shrimp are coarsely ground.
  4. Add shrimp and crab meat to onion mixture. Cook for 2 minutes on low heat.
  5. In separate bowl, combine 1/4 cup bread crumbs with shrimp stock. Combine with shrimp and crab meat mixture.
  6. Add beaten egg, salt and pepper. Combine well.
  7. Stuff into crab shells. Top each stuffed shell with remaining bread crumbs.
  8. Top each crab with a pat of butter.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  10. Bon Appetite! :).