Crab parcels recipe

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serves: 3
Cooking: 20 min
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  • Quick and easy to make, these crisp savouries are ideal for simple starters, party nibbles or tasty snacks…


    • 170g can crab meat
    • 3 chopped spring onions
    • 15ml (1tbsp) fresh, chopped coriander
    • 10 sheets filo pastry
    • Oil (for deep frying)
    • Shredded spring onion and sweet chiilli sauce to serve.


    • Mix a 170g can crab meat with 3 chopped spring onions and 15ml (1tbsp) fresh, chopped coriander.

    • Cut 10 sheets filo pastry into 20 x 15cm (6in) squares.

    • Take 1 square and brush edges with water.

    • Top with a second pastry square and place a spoonful of crab mixture in the centre.

    • Brush the edges with water and gather them together to enclose the filling and make a parcel shape.

    • Repeat with the rest of the pastry to make 10 parcels.

    • Deep-fry in hot oil for 2-3 mins until crisp and golden.

    • Drain on kitchen paper.

    • Serve garnished with shredded spring onion and chilli sauce to dip.

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