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Asian Crab Mini Quiches

Asian Crab Mini Quiches
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 24
Looking for an Asian-style appetizer recipe to satisfy nibblers? Then check out these easy-to-grab mini- quiches made using Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts.
Updated October 6, 2010
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury Pie Crust

Ingredients

  • 1 box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 red jalapeño chile, seeded, minced (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (6-oz.) can refrigerated pasteurized crabmeat
  • 1/4 cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Remove pie crusts from pouches. Unfold crusts; press out fold lines. With 2 1/2-inch round cutter, cut crusts into 24 rounds. Press each round into ungreased miniature muffin cup.
  • 2
    Beat eggs in medium bowl. Add half-and-half, onions, chile, lime peel, gingerroot and salt; stir with wire whisk to blend. Stir in crabmeat and cheese. Spoon about 1 tablespoon mixture into each crust-lined cup.
  • 3
    Bake at 375°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until filling is set and crust is golden brown around edges. Serve warm or cool. Store in refrigerator.

  • A green jalapeño or serrano chile can be used in place of the red jalapeño.
  • Place the leftover pie crust pieces on a cookie sheet and sprinkle them with cinnamon and sugar. Bake the pieces at 375°F for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Break up the pieces and serve them over canned apple pie filling.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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