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CASQUINHA DE SIRI ( Baked Crab in the Shell )

Shobha Keshwani
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT CASQUINHA DE SIRI ( Baked Crab in the Shell ) RECIPE

Delicious crab meat baked with spices and cheese in a crab shell.. perfect party snack !

Recipe Tags

  • Brazilian
  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Grilling
  • Baking
  • Sauteeing
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Crab meat .. 150 gms
  2. onion 1 (finely chopped)
  3. garlic 1 tsp (crushed)
  4. tomato puree 1 tbsp
  5. Chlli flakes 1/4 tsp OR few drops of tabasco
  6. cumin powder 1/2 tsp
  7. vinegar or lemon juice to taste
  8. olive oil 1-2 tbsps
  9. Cheese for topping 4 tbsps or as needed
  10. salt to taste
  11. Crab shells ( we get them in the sea food stores)


  1. Wash the crab meat using a strainer.
  2. In a pan heat oil and saute the garlic and onion until translucent.
  3. Tip in the crab meat and stir-fry for a minute.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients except cheese.
  5. Fill the meat in the crab shells and top it with grated cheese.
  6. Bake in the pre-heated oven until the cheese melts.

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