Mushroom-Crab Puffs

Ingredients:
36 to 40 2-3 inch diameter fresh mushrooms
1 cup cooking oil
1/3 cup white wine vinegar or vinegar
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 5-ounce jar sharp processed cheese spread
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or substitute paprika)
2 6-ounce cans crabmeat, drained, flaked, and cartilage removed
3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion

Makes: 36 to 40 puffs

Preparation Instructions:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Remove stems from mushrooms; save for another use. Place mushrooms in a self-sealing bag set in a bowl. Stir together oil, vinegar, and pepper. Pour over mushrooms. Seal and marinate in the refrigerator for 4 hours, turning bag occasionally.

Stir together cheese spread and mayonnaise. Fold in crabmeat and green onion.

Drain mushroom caps, discarding marinade. Pat caps dry. Place on baking sheet. Fill with crabmeat mixture. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 5 to 8 minutes or till bubbly and golden. Serve warm.



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SHIITAKE Mushrooms
Good source of:
  • Riboflavin and Pantothenic Acid, which aid metabolism
  • Niacin, an essential nutrient

With a rich and woodsy flavor, shiitakes work as well with seafood as with beef, lamb or pork. Great in Asian and many other ethnic cuisines. Remove and discard stems before use.