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Stuffed crab shells recipe

THIS super easy fresh stuffed crab shells recipe could be your new Christmas family favourite. Give it a try!


  • 4 cooked sand crabs
  • 150g cooked prawns, chopped
  • 1 long fresh red chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 baby cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 120g leaf blend
  • 50g bean sprouts


  • 3 tbsp mango and chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp special burger sauce (Coles brand)
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice


  1. Separate top shells from crabs and clean the crabs, reserving the shell. Remove claws and legs. Peel the meat from the bodies of the sand crabs and set aside.
  2. Put crab meat and prawns in a bowl and combine dressing, then set aside in refrigerator.
  3. Arrange leaf blend, cucumber, sprouts and chilli on a serving plate.
  4. Turn sand crab shells upside down. Stuff crab shells with seafood mix and place the stuffed crabs on salad plate to serve.


Serve the remaining crab claws and legs as a fresh side dish.

Prep time: 30 min

Serves: 4

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