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Crab Meat Pies

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  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, finely chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
  Finely chopped fresh coriander 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Hot pepper To Taste, finely chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned crab meat 4 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 11 Small
  Filo dough sheets 10
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed For Deep Frying)

In frying pan, melt butter.
Over medium heat, stir-fry onions, garlic, coriander leaves, hot pepper, salt and pepper for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Make a filling by stirring in crab meat and cheese; set aside.
Beat one of the eggs; set aside.
Fold a sheet of filo dough over twice to make a square.
Place 1/10 of the filling in center, form into a well.
Keep dough soft by placing wet towel over sheets while making pies.
Brush edges of square with beaten egg; break an egg into the well; fold over to form a triangle.
Press edges together.
Turn them in about 1/2 brush again with egg to make sure they are well sealed.
In frying pan, pour oil to 3/4" thickness; heat; gently slide in pies; fry over slightly higher than medium heat for about 2 minutes on each side, or until sides are golden brown.
Remove and place on paper towels; drain.
When all the pies are finished, serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3074 Calories from Fat 1454

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 164 g252.1%

Saturated Fat 60.1 g300.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2043.5 mg681.2%

Sodium 5052.8 mg210.5%

Total Carbohydrates 272 g90.6%

Dietary Fiber 18 g72%

Sugars 31.9 g

Protein 129 g257.8%

Vitamin A 95.4% Vitamin C 64.2%

Calcium 95.9% Iron 52.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crab Meat Pies Recipe