Crab Balls


Crab Balls are a delicious, one bite seafood appetizer that everyone is sure to love. They are baked, not fried, and they couldn’t be easier to make. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce!

what are crab balls?

You'll only need 1 pound crab meat and a few other ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's get started!

Simple Ingredients

Combine the ingredients

Add all of the ingredients to a large bowl and fold together with a spatula until combined. Then cover with plastic wrap and let chill.

Make the crab balls

Form the mixture into balls about the size of a golf ball and place onto a parchment lined baking sheet.


Brush the crab balls with melted butter and bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.


Serve with desired dipping sauce, such as remoulade, tarter sauce or an aioli. Enjoy!

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