5 from 19 votes
Copycat Crab Casserole from Hunan Chinese Buffet is a combination of crabmeat, cabbage, celery, sweet red bell peppers, mild cheddar cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, mayo, soy sauce, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a touch of seasoning. The Copycat Crab Casserole from Hunan Chinese Buffet is then baked to a bubbly perfection in a 350-degree oven for about 30 minutes.
Copycat Crab Casserole from Hunan Chinese Buffet
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Copycat Crab Casserole from Hunan Chinese Buffet is a combination of crabmeat, cabbage, celery, sweet red bell peppers, mild cheddar cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, mayo, soy sauce, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a touch of seasoning.

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: Copycat, Crab
Servings: 8 People
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 16 ounces of lump or imitation crab meat
  • 2 cups of shredded raw cabbage
  • 1/4 of a cup of thinly sliced celery
  • 1/8 of a cup of diced red bell peppers
  • 1 and 1/4 cup of mild cheddar cheese
  • 8- ounces of cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 of a cup of sour cream
  • 1/4 of a cup mayonnaise
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 of a teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • cooking spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a medium glass bowl combine crab meat. shredded cabbage, celery, diced red bell peppers, 1 cup of mild cheddar cheese, softened cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, juice of 2 lemons, soy sauce, garlic powder, sugar, and a pinch of salt.
  3. Prepare a glass baking dish with cooking spray, then add combined ingredients to baking dish. Top with the remaining cheese, then cover the baking dish with foil.
  4. Place in a preheated 350-degree oven and bake 30 minutes.
  5. Serve while still hot with crackers, bread, or by itself as a side dish to your meal.
  6. Enjoy!