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Potato Crab Bites


Crab mixed with crunchy peppers and subtle chives on top of petite purple potatoes make a delicious and colorful appetizer where the ingredients shine!


1Poundpurple creamer potatoes
250Gramcrab meat (immitation, frozen, canned, or fresh) (drained weight)
2Tablespoonfinely diced yellow pepper
2Tablespoonfinely sliced fresh chives
1TeaspoonLemon juice
1⁄2Teaspoonhot pepper sauce
 Unknownfresh chive springs & lemon slice to garnish
 Unknownold bay or similar seasoned salt to garnish


  1. In a large saucepan, cover potatoes with water. Boil for 12 -15 minutes, until potatoes are easily pierced with a sharp knife.  Drain and cool to handle.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare filling. In a mixing bowl combine crab meat, peppers, chives, mayonnaise, lemon juice and pepper sauce.  Do not overmix to keep mixture light.
  3. Cut each potato in half and with a small teaspoon carefully scoop out a hollow in each half.
  4. Evenly fill potato halves with crab mixture and garnish with lemon rind, chive springs and a pinch of seasoned salt, if desired.


*Potatoes can be filled up to 2 hours and covered with plastic wrap before serving

*Servings = one piece 


40 Servings
SourceRecipe and photo courtesy of Potatoes USA
Prep time10 minutes
Cook time15 minutes