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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Cookbook - Appetizers

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Broiled Crab Treat

  • 3 English muffins*
  • 4 oz. spicy Monterey Jack cheese*
  • 1 cup crab meat or imitation crab
  • 1/4 cup sour cream*
  • 6 thin slices tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp white wine Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp horseradish
  • Dash of Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Parmesan cheese


  1. Split and toast the English muffin and arrange on a broiler pan.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients except the tomatoes and cheese.
  3. Place one slice of tomato on each half of the muffin, and spread the mixture on top.
  4. Sprinkle on the parmesan cheese and broil about 5 inches from the heat or until the cheese in the mixture is melted.

*Substitute whole grain English muffins, low fat or fat-free cheese and light sour cream to reduce calorie intake.