John's Crabby Caps

John's Crabby Caps


"Crab stuffed mushrooms with a little extra attitude!"


45 m servings 277 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 20.9 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 663 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir the garlic in the butter until tender.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix garlic and butter, chili powder, 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, Italian-style breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. Increase the amount of mayonnaise, if desired. Fold in the crabmeat.
  4. Stuff mushroom caps generously with the mixture from the bowl.
  5. Pour cooking sherry in a large baking dish. Arrange stuffed mushroom caps, stuffing side up, in the baking dish. Top with remaining Parmesan cheese. Bake 10 minutes in the preheated oven.
  6. Raise oven temperature to broil. Continue cooking mushrooms 3 to 5 minutes, or until stuffing is bubbly and lightly browned. Allow to cool slightly before serving.
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  1. 25 Ratings


I diverted from this recipe some... Customized it to my liking. I used Parmesan cheese, and smoked pepper jack, no Italian seasoning, sherry, or chili powder, I used a couple of teaspoons of ho...

What more can I say? These were incredible! I did add a little cayenne and a bit of sherry to the mixture as well. Make sure you purchase a good brand of crab. Good goin' John!

Excellent! Excellent! Emeril Who?

These are so awesome! I thought I was eating at a fancy restaurant!!! The sherry gives them the kick they need.

OK, I admit that I didn't really read all the directions first. I just mixed everything together, threw it on some Portobello mushroom caps for a meal sized portion, put it in the oven topped w...

Great mushrooms! I added some cayenne to give them a kick. Be sure to have lemon wedges available.

Recipe tastes absolutely great & is very easy to prepare! I liked using smaller, bite-sized mushrooms rather than large ones.

Excellent!! I will definately make these again!

These are excellent but I'm only giving them 4 stars because they are SO salty. If they come up with a low-salt Parmesan cheese, then these will definitely be 5 stars. I was a little low on Pa...