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                           CRUNCHY HOT CRAB BITES
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Crab mead, drained, all bits
                         -of shell removed
    1       tb           Fresh lime or lemon muice
      1/2   ts           Grated lime peel
    1                    Green onion, minced
    2       tb           Minced parsley
    1       t            Worcestershire sauce
    1       t            Hot prepared mustard (or to
                         -taste)
                         Several dashes of liquid
                         -hot-pepper sauce (or to
                         -taste)
    2       tb           Unsalted butter, melted
   16                    Melba toast rounds
      1/2   c            Grated Swiss or sharp
                         -Cheddar cheese
 
   Simple to prepare ans serve. If you like, use tuna, small cooked shrimp or
   even deviled ham in place of the crab.
   
   Preheat broiler. Combine crab, lime or lemon juice, lime peel, green onion,
   parsley, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and hot-pepper sauce. Taste and
   adjust seasonings. Brush melted butter on toast rounds and arrange in a
   single layerin a broiler pan. Top each round with a portion of the crab
   mixture, then with 1-1/2 tsp cheese. Broil until cheese is melted and crab
   mixture is hot. Makes 16 appetizers.
   
   Source: _Hotter than Hell_ by Jane Butler  ISBN 0-89586-542-4
  
 
 
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