Recipe: Crab and Shrimp Appetizer Balls

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Preparation Time:30 minutes
Dislike frying, but want a crunchy coating? Use Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® to coat the outside of these seafood appetizers, then simply bake them.

1 cup Rice Krispies®

2 Tbs Parmesan cheese

2 cups  Rice Krispies®

2  egg whites

1/2 teaspoon  seasoned pepper

1/2 teaspoon  dry mustard

2 tablespoons  light reduced calorie mayonnaise

1 tablespoon  finely chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons  finely chopped green onions

1/4 teaspoon  liquid pepper sauce

1/4 cup  finely chopped celery

1 package  (6 oz.) frozen crab, thawed, finely chopped

4 ounces  cleaned raw shrimp, finely chopped

6 tablespoons  light reduced calorie mayonnaise

3 tablespoons  Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon  finely chopped cilantro

1 tablespoon  finely chopped green onions

1/4 tablespoon  liquid pepper sauce


1.  In small bowl, combine the crushed KELLOGG’S RICE KRISPIES cereal and cheese. Set aside for coating.

2.  In large mixing bowl, thoroughly combine remaining ingredients.  Using level tablespoon, shape into balls.  Roll balls in crushed cereal and cheese mixture.  Place on baking sheet coated with cooking spray.

3.  Bake at 350° F about 10 minutes or until lightly browned.  Serve hot with Cilantro Sauce.

4.  To make Cilantro Sauce, thoroughly combine all sauce ingredients and store in refrigerator.  Serve cold with Appetizer Balls.   Note Substitute 1 package (8 oz.) imitation crabmeat for crab.

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