Crab Stuffed Cheddar Bay Biscuit with Lemon Butter Sauce: A Seafood Delight with a Flaky Twist! 🦀🧀🍋

Elevate your dining experience with our Crab Stuffed Cheddar Bay Biscuit, a mouthwatering creation that combines the richness of crab with the flaky goodness of Cheddar Bay biscuits, all topped with a zesty lemon butter sauce. This seafood delight is a perfect blend of flavors and textures, making it a showstopper for any occasion. Join us on a culinary journey as we guide you through crafting this delectable dish. 🍽️✨

Ingredients:

For the Crab Stuffing:

  • 1 pound lump crab meat, picked over for shells
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

For the Cheddar Bay Biscuits:

  • 2 cups baking mix (like Bisquick)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

For the Lemon Butter Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions:

Crab Stuffing:

  1. In a bowl, combine lump crab meat, mayonnaise, green onions, celery, Dijon mustard, Old Bay seasoning, salt, and black pepper. Gently fold the ingredients together until well mixed.

Cheddar Bay Biscuits:

  1. Preheat the oven according to the biscuit mix instructions.
  2. In a large bowl, combine baking mix, shredded cheddar cheese, milk, melted butter, garlic powder, and dried parsley flakes. Mix until a soft dough forms.
  3. Drop spoonfuls of the dough onto a baking sheet, creating biscuits. Bake according to the biscuit mix instructions or until golden brown.

Lemon Butter Sauce:

  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Stir in fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, chopped parsley, salt, and black pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the flavors meld.

Assembly:

  1. Slice each Cheddar Bay Biscuit in half horizontally.
  2. Spoon a generous amount of crab stuffing onto the bottom half of each biscuit.
  3. Drizzle the crab stuffing with the prepared Lemon Butter Sauce.
  4. Place the top half of the biscuit over the crab stuffing, creating a sandwich.
  5. Serve immediately, savoring the delightful combination of flaky biscuit, succulent crab, and zesty lemon butter.

Finally, our Crab Stuffed Cheddar Bay Biscuit with Lemon Butter Sauce is a flavor explosion that will whisk you away to seafood heaven. Each component contributes to a culinary masterpiece, from the flakiness of the biscuit to the richness of the crab stuffing and the zing of the lemon butter sauce. This dish is sure to impress with its delectable blend of textures and flavors, whether served as an appetizer or a main course.🦀🧀🍋

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