Miso Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Step right in and try my latest Miso Crab Stuffed Mushrooms obsession! These savory bites are bursting with flavor and are a breeze to whip up. Packed with tender crab meat, umami-rich miso, and a hint of spice, they make the perfect appetizer or side dish for any occasion. Trust me, once you try these crab-stuffed mushrooms, you’ll be hooked!

Miso crab stuffed mushrooms being picked up with a fork.

Why I Love This Recipe

If you’re seeking a dish that’s as unique as it is delicious, look no further than my Miso Crab Stuffed Mushrooms! My take on this recipe features a blend of juicy crab meat infused with Asian-inspired flavors, all enveloped in tender mushrooms and baked to perfection! It’s an Asian-inspired twist on the classic stuffed mushroom, much like my Baked Miso Portobello Mushrooms and Sauteed Shiitake Mushrooms dishes – a creation that’s exclusive to us!

Utilizing my signature stuffed mushroom baking method from my Bacon Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms, these savory bites are perfect as an appetizer or a standout main dish. Picture juicy, creamy bites bursting with the flavors of crab and subtle hints of miso, enticing anyone in search of an easy yet impressive dish to try their hand at this recipe now!

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Mushrooms – common white mushrooms work best. Flat mushrooms like portobello mushrooms would be difficult to stuff because the cap of the mushroom is too shallow.
  • Crab Meat – canned crab meat. Can also use fresh crab meat if preferred.
  • Green Onions – freshly chopped scallions.
  • Mayonnaise – use Japanese Kewpie Mayo. Can substitute with regular mayo but will alter flavor.
  • Miso – awase brown Miso works best.
  • Parmesan Cheese – grated.
  • Black Pepper – ground.
  • Sriracha – Asian style chill sauce.

🦀 Canned Crab Meat Note

For the best quality crab meat, opt for Jumbo Lump or Premium varieties. These options ensure a superior taste and texture in your dish.

 🥢 Miso Note

You have three miso paste options: White Miso, which is mild and sweet; Red Miso, known for its robust and salty flavor; and Brown Miso, or Awase Miso, offering a balanced blend of salty, sweet, and umami. We recommend using Red Miso or Brown Miso for this recipe.

Common white mushroom de-stemed.

Essential Kitchen Equipment

Directions

Step 1 Start with prepping the mushrooms but washing and removing the stems.

Mushroom on a baking sheet.

Step 2 Next, prepare the crab mixture by combining drained crab meat, mayo, Parmesan cheese, black pepper and Sriracha in a mixing bowl.

Crab mix in a mixing bowl.

🦀 Crab Mix Pro Tip

When preparing the crab mixture, ensure Thorough Drainage to avoid any excess moisture. Any remaining water can significantly impact the texture of the dish.

Step 3 Take a spoonful of crab mix and place it into the cap of the mushroom.

Mushroom stuffed with crab meat on a baking sheet.

🥄 Stuffing Pro Tip

When it comes to stuffing mushrooms, a key pro tip is to Avoid Overfilling them. Leaving some room for the mushroom’s natural water to seep out during baking ensures a balanced texture and prevents them from becoming soggy.

Step 4 Place mushroom with cap side down on a baking sheet or oven pan and bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes. Top with freshly chopped green onions.

Mushroom stuffed with crab served on a plate.

💡 Baking Pro Tip

Arrange the stuffed mushrooms Evenly on the baking sheet to ensure they cook uniformly. This helps to achieve consistent texture and flavor across all the mushrooms.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair these crab stuffed mushrooms with a classic Broccoli Caesar Salad. For a seafood feast, serve alongside Shrimp Cakes with Garlic Aioli or a Seafood Gratin Bake. Complete the meal with a comforting bowl of Salmon Bacon Chowder.

Miso crab stuffed mushrooms baked on a baking pan with green onions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you prepare the mushrooms for stuffing?

To prepare the mushrooms for stuffing, begin by rinsing them thoroughly under cold running water to remove any dirt or debris from the caps. Then, delicately detach the stems from the mushrooms by hand, ensuring the caps remain intact and ready to be filled with the flavorful stuffing mixture.

Can I use fresh crab meat instead of canned crab meat?

Yes, you can use fresh crab meat instead of canned crab meat for this recipe.

Can I prepare the stuffing mixture in advance?

Yes, you can prepare the stuffing mixture in advance for this recipe. Simply store it in the fridge until you're ready to stuff the mushrooms.

What type of mushrooms work best for this recipe?

Common white or cremini mushrooms work best for this recipe.

Storage Tips

Store any leftover in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-5 days to maintain their freshness and flavor.

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Miso crab stuffed mushrooms being cut in half with a knife, top down shot.

Miso Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Indulge in the irresistible flavors of Crab Stuffed Mushrooms, a delectable dish featuring succulent crabmeat nestled inside tender mushrooms. Perfect for appetizers or side dishes, these crabmeat stuffed mushrooms are sure to impress at any gathering.
4.86 from 7 votes
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian Fusion
Keyword: crab stuffed mushrooms, crabmeat stuffed mushrooms
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12 mushrooms
Print Recipe
Calories: 67kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Ingredients for crab stuffed mushrooms.
  • Preheat oven to 350F and line baking sheet with a silicone baking mat (parchment paper works as well).
    Oven being preheated.
  • Finely chop green onions and set aside.
    Oven being preheated.
  • Drain water from the canned crab and add crab into a small mixing bowl, along with Kewpie mayo, miso, parmesan cheese, black pepper and Sriracha. Mix well and set aside.
    Crab mix in a mixing bowl.
  • Wash, de-stem mushrooms, and then place mushroom onto the silicone baking mat concave up.
    Mushroom on a baking sheet.
  • Stuff each mushroom with crab filling from step 4).
    Mushroom stuffed with crab meat on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes in the center of the oven and then transfer to a serving plate. Top with chopped green onions.
    Mushroom stuffed with crab served on a plate.

Nutrition

Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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