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5 from 4 votes

Little Plates

any of these appetizers would be a delicious way to start a meal. Make all three and you have a party!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 129kcal


  • 8 medium to large mushroom caps
  • 3 ounces lump or claw crab meat
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped Italian parsley
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped red peppers
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon old bay
  • 1 ounce marsala wine


  • In a small bowl mix together, the mayonnaise, parsley, peppers, sugar, old bay and egg yolk. Blend well, this is your imperial sauce
  • Add imperial sauce to crab meat and fold together gently.
  • Pull stem our of mushroom cap, using a knife to clean out any pieces of the stem that might have stuck.
  • Cut a little off the bottom of the mushroom so it sits flat
  • Fill mushroom caps with crab imperial mixture mounding on top of the cap
  • Place in baking dish, and pour marsala wine in the bottom of the baking dish
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 240mg | Potassium: 655mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 84IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg