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Crabmeat Stuffed Oyster Shells

Crabmeat Stuffed Oyster Shells

Think crab cakes. Cooked and served in oyster shells, these are easy to make and fun to eat. I have a real problem containing myself around crab cakes, and these are no exception.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 153kcal
Author Mike


  • 1/2 cup cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup fresh lump crabmeat
  • 8 oyster shells
  • lemon sliced, for serving


  • Fire up your grill for direct cooking or preheat an oven to 450 F.
  • Combine the cream cheese, garlic powder, Old Bay, paprika and breadcrumbs. Gently fold in the crab meat.
  • Divide the mixture between the shells (about 1/4 cup in each).
  • Grill or bake for 10 minutes. If using an oven, place the shells under the broiler and additional 2-3 minutes to brown.
  • Serve with lemon slices.


Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 404IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg