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.
Appetizer, Side Dish
16ouncesof lump or imitation crab meat
2cupsof shredded raw cabbage
1/4of a cup of thinly sliced celery
1/8of a cup of diced red bell peppers
1and 1/4 cup of mild cheddar cheese
8-ouncesof cream cheese softened
1/4of a cup of sour cream
1/4of a cup mayonnaise
Juice of 2 lemons
1/4of a teaspoon of garlic powder
a pinch of salt
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
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.
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.
Place in a preheated 350-degree oven and bake 30 minutes.
Serve while still hot with crackers, bread, or by itself as a side dish to your meal.
Recipe by Heidy L. McCallum owner of The McCallum's Shamrock Patch Blog