Baked Crab with Asparagus Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 8 ounces (227 g) fresh or thawed and drained frozen crab meat
  • 8 ounces (227 g) thawed frozen crab meat pollock, cut into 1-inch (2.5-cm) chunks
  • 10 ounces (284 g) frozen asparagus chunks
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) margarine
  • 1 cup (250 mL) minced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) salt
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup (250 mL) skimmed milk
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) toasted almonds, minced
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
How to cook Baked Crab with Asparagus:
  • Boil asparagus according to package directions.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Into a medium-size casserole, melt margarine brown mushrooms and onion, until soft.
  • Mix in cornstarch, salt, nutmeg and pepper pour in milk, all at once.
  • Cook, stiring constantly, until mixture is thick and creamy.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Cook for 1 minute more stir in crab meat, pollock and reserved asparagus chunks.
  • Pour mixture into 4 individual dishes.
  • Into a bowl, mix together minced almonds and grated cheese sprinkle crab mixture with almonds/cheese mixture.
  • Bake into preheated oven for 10 minutes, until really hot.

This recipe for Baked Crab with Asparagus serves/makes: 4

The Baked Crab with Asparagus recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Crab (more Crab recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)

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