Crab and Shrimp Appetizers

makes 1 loaf of bread full of appetizers

  • 1 package raw frozen shrimp (12 oz., about 30-45 raw large shrimp)
  • 1 package imitation crab (14 oz.)
  • 1 package shredded sharp cheddar (8 oz.?)
  • 1/2 jar mayonnaise (more or less, to taste; just need enough to get globby salad consistency)
  • 1 whole onion diced
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 loaf french bread
  1. Cut loaf into 1/2” thick slices. Set aside.
  2. Peel, devein, and wash frozen shrimp. Roughly chop shrimp into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Roughly chop imitation crab into bite-sized pieces.
  4. Mix together imitation crab, shrimp, and onion into bowl.
  5. Pour enough mayonnaise to coat crab/shrimp/onion mixture. It should resemble the consistency of chicken salad or egg salad when there’s enough mayonnaise.
  6. Mix in shredded cheese last.
  7. Season mixture with pepper and mix.
  8. Coat each bread piece with a spoonful of the mixture.
  9. Broil bread in oven until cheese mixture has browned (about 4-5 min).