Crab Bombs

Crab bombs

Sometimes, the simplest of recipes are the most delicious. These crab bombs can be made quickly and have an amazing flavor. They make a great appetizer but can also be used for a snack or as part of a meal. If you are a fan of crab meat, then this recipe is for you. The recipe can easily be doubled or even tripled to accommodate large parties. This is a recipe that I have modified from one that was shared on a recipe Facebook page. Even those who are just starting out learning how to cook will be able to make this recipe. So let’s get started!

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Crab bombs

Though this recipe calls for crab meat, you can substitute imitation crab meat if you prefer. The imitation crab meat helps to make this a bit more budget-friendly while still giving you that crab flavoring.


  • 1 lb Crabmeat or crab-flavored Pollock
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 2/3 cup of Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 Tbsp mustard
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp Parsley
  • 1 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-2 Tbsp butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Break up crab meat into a large bowl. Make sure to remove any shell fragments.
  3. Add in breadcrumbs, Old Bay seasoning, and parsley. Mix to combine.
  4. In a small bowl, combine eggs, mustard, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce. Mix with a whisk until smooth.
  5. Add the wet mixture into the bowl with the crab mixture. Stir until the crab mixture is thoroughly coated. The mixture should stick together but not be overly wet. If it is too wet, add a bit more breadcrumbs to the mixture.
  6. Spray a mini muffin tin with non-stick spray. Scoop in a spoonful of mixture and press lightly into the muffin tin.
  7. Bake for about 30 minutes.
  8. Brush with melted buttle and then allow to cool.

Give these crab bombs a try the next time you need an appetizer or are looking for a quick and delicious side.


  1. Oh, these look so good! I love crab and this looks like a simple way to incorporate it. Can’t wait to try!

    1. They are so good. Hope you enjoy them!

    1. They are super tasty.

    1. They are so good. I find being organized like this is the best way to tackle a recipe because otherwise, I might leave out ingredients and that doesn’t always go well.

  2. These look absolutely delicious! I may have to make them as my boyfriend absolutely loves fish! x

    1. I’m sure he would love it if you made them! I bet you would love them too!

  3. These look delicious! I think I’m definitely going to have to make these and I love recipes that don’t have way too many ingredients 🙂 This one is ideal!x

    1. Definitely give them a try. I agree some recipes have way too many ingredients, but this one has a nice amount.

  4. Oh you have to try them then! So tasty and super easy to make!

  5. I’ve been stuck in a dinner rut – these look like a fun way to change things up. Can’t wait to try. Thanks!

    1. Hope you enjoy them!

  6. I have attempted crabcakes before – though we have to use imitation crab thanks to a shellfish allergy but, I have never thought of packing them into a muffin tin to keep the shape. Great Idea!

    1. We exclusively use imitation crab because it’s much cheaper than crab meat. The muffin tin makes all the difference in helping them keep their shape, plus they turn out perfectly bite-sized.

  7. They look incredible! Love the photos, they really help when sharing a recipe! I am so adding this to my recipe box!!?

    1. Thanks. I also find that photos help when trying out a new recipe. Hope you enjoy them!

  8. Hope you enjoy them!

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