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Sweet Corn Crab Puffs

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword sweet-corn-crab-puffs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 48 puffs
Calories 48kcal
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 3 green onions thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper finely diced
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 ¼ tsp seafood seasoning i.e. Old Bay or Seafood Magic
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 ½ cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • ¾ cup cream style corn
  • ¾ cup heavy cream or half & half
  • 1 ½ cup white lump crab meat

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Spritz 2 [24] cup mini muffin tins with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a skillet over medium-heat heat, saute the chopped green onion and red pepper in 2 Tbsp of butter for 2 minutes or until softened. Season to your taste with salt and black pepper. Remove from the heat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, seafood seasoning, garlic salt, sugar, paprika and onion powder. Add the shredded cheese and mix thoroughly.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the eggs, cream corn and heavy cream. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients along with the cooked onion and bell pepper. Mix until thoroughly moistened then gently fold in the crab meat.
  • Divide the puff dough between the muffin cups using a Tbsp or small ice cream scoop. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden and puffed. Serve immediately 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 114IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg