Crab Puffs


In this decadent crab puff recipe, wonton wrappers are filled with crabmeat and cream cheese and deep-fried. Dip them in your favorite Asian-style sauce and loosen your belt buckle!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 1 quart oil for deep frying

  • 1 pound cooked crabmeat

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt

  • 2 (16 ounce) packages small won ton wrappers


  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together crabmeat, cream cheese, and garlic salt.

  3. Roll a small amount of the crabmeat mixture inside each wonton wrapper and seal.

  4. In small batches, carefully place wontons into hot oil. Fry for 2 to 3 minutes, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

292 Calories
12g Fat
33g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 292
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 696mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 55mg 4%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 180mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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