Crab Fries

These loaded crab fries are tossed with spicy Cajun seasoning and fresh garlic and then smothered with rich garlic aioli. On top of the aioli is tender crab pieces, fresh chives and jalapeños for a spicy kick! The perfect dish to close out summer with! 

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Even though fall is right around the corner I am embracing all things summer for at least another few weeks. Which means plenty of frozen cocktails and these epic loaded crab fries. If you love a fresh crab roll or New England clam chowder then you MUST add these crab fries to your summer menu.

These fries embody all the flavors of seafood classics with crispy fries tossed in Cajun seasoning, a creamy garlic aioli and tender pieces of crab meat

If you’re in need of a quick appetizer, this is your recipe. Everything is made easier with Bumble Bee® Crab Meat, no boiling, cracking or chopping. Just pop open one can, drain and you will have the same flavor essence in a fraction of the time and price! 

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Serve these fries up with plenty of cold beer and seltzer for any summer afternoon. 

Ingredients for Crab Fries

  • frozen french fries
  • Cajun seasoning or Old Bay
  • garlic cloves
  • mayonnaise
  • lemon juice
  • salt
  • Bumble Bee® White Crab Meat
  • parsley
  • jalapeno slices
  • chives
  • lemon wedges

Crab Fries Seasoning 

The seasoning for these crab fries it so flavorful! Fresh hot fries are tossed with old bay or Cajun season, fresh minced garlic and plenty of salt for the perfect bite. 

Are crab fries vegetarian?

Crab fries are not vegetarian! They can technically be classified as pescatarian

How to put together these crab fries…

  1. Bake fries according to package directions. Toss fries with old bay and minced garlic until well combined. 
  2. While fries are baking, make the aioli. Mix together mayonnaise, garlic cloves, lemon juice and salt until well combined. Transfer mixture to a plastic bag or pastry bag and snip the tip off for drizzling. 
  3. Top fries evenly with crab meat and drizzle with aioli. I love using Bumble Bee® White Crab Meat for simple-to-make appetizers. It’s an affordable, convenient way add crab to a dish.  
  4. Top with chopped parsley, chives, jalapeno slices and chives and lemon wedges for serving. 

If you like these crab fries try these other seafood recipes! 

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Crab Fries

  • Author: Elizabeth Van Lierde
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These loaded crab fries are tossed with spicy cajun seasoning and fresh garlic and then smothered with rich garlic aioli. On top of the aioli is tender crab pieces, fresh chives and jalapeños for a spicy kick! The perfect dish to close out summer with! 


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Ingredients

For fries:

2 bags frozen french fries

2 tsp cajun seasoning or Old Bay

2 garlic cloves, minced

For Aioli:

1 cup mayonnaise

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 tsp lemon juice

½ tsp salt

For Topping:

1 (6 oz) can of Bumble Bee White® Crab Meat, drained

Chopped parsley

Jalapeno slices

Chopped chives

Lemon wedges 


Instructions

  1. Bake fries according to package directions. Toss fries with old bay and minced garlic until well combined. 
  2. While fries are baking, make the aioli. Mix together mayonnaise, garlic cloves, lemon juice and salt until well combined. Transfer mixture to a plastic bag or pastry bag and snip the tip off for drizzling. 
  3. Top fries evenly with canned crab meat and drizzle with aioli. Top with chopped parsley, chives, jalapeno slices and chives and lemon wedges for serving.

Notes

Fries: You can certainly make your own fries! This guide is perfect for following along but for time sake and keeping things easy, I love grabbing a bag of frozen fries. 

Keywords: fries, crab, appetizer

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