Texas Crab Ball Recipe

Galveston, Texas's famed crab balls are crispy on the outside and light on the inside! This simple recipe lets you batch-freeze lots for parties and game day!


crab meat egg crushed saltine cracker crumbs cream salt or Old Bay Seasoning butter white onion green bell pepper

In a large bowl combine the whisked egg, crab meat, cream, and crushed saltine cracker crumbs. Season with 1/4 t. of salt or Old Bay seasoning, if desired.


Finely dice all of the veggies and heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a small sauté pan. Add the onion, bell peppers, and celery and cook over medium heat for 4-5 minutes. 


Add the salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Continue to cook the veggies until they are soft and wilted. Turn off the heat and set them aside to cool slightly.


Mince 1 T. of fresh parsley and add it to the bowl of crab mixture along with the vegetables. Use your hands to mix and fold the mixture together. 


Using a 1 oz. meatball scoop or your hands, scoop out balls of the mixture, roll between your palms until it is firm, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.


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