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Deviled Crab Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms - Close-up straight-on shot on white platter

Deviled Crab-Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms

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Deviled Crab Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms are a divine twist on a classic dish made into an easy elegant appetizer!
Course Appetizers and Snacks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 18
Calories 71


  • Cooking spray
  • 3 scallions white and light green part only, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeno or serrano chile seeded if desired, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley plus more for garnish
  • ½ large emon juiced
  • cup mayonnaise
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (½ block), softened
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • 10 Saltine crackers divided
  • 8 ounces lump or jumbo lump crabmeat looked over for shells
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 cans (14-ounce each) artichoke bottoms (approximately 18), drained and patted dry


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Combine the scallion along with the next 9 ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine.
  • Crush 6 of the Saltine crackers until you have coarse crumbs. Add to bowl.
  • Fold in crabmeat and season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  • Cut a thin slice from the bottom of the artichokes to level and remove any remaining tough outer leaves.
  • Fill the artichoke bottoms with equal amounts of the crab filling.
  • Crush the other 4 crackers and sprinkle the coarse crumbs over the top.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated through. Serve immediately.


MAKE AHEAD: Can be filled and stuffed 1 day ahead. Leave crumb topping off until ready to bake.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 179IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg