Potato Crab Bites

Potato Crab Bites

Potato Crab Bites

Source: Potatoes USA
Crab mixed with crunchy peppers and subtle chives on top of petite purple potatoes make a delicious and colorful appetizer where the ingredients shine!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 40


  • 1 Pound purple creamer potatoes
  • 250 Gram crab meat immitation, frozen, canned, or fresh (drained weight)
  • 2 Tablespoon finely diced yellow pepper
  • 2 Tablespoon finely sliced fresh chives
  • 2 Tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • fresh chive springs & lemon slice to garnish
  • old bay or similar seasoned salt to garnish


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cut each potato in half and with a small teaspoon carefully scoop out a hollow in each half.
  • 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