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Crab Tater Tots

Everyone's favorite potato snack gets an upgrade with Alaskan crab to make the ultimate tater tot: Crab Tater Tots.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Easy Appetizer Recipes, Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 30 Servings



  • 3 cups refrigerated shredded hashbrowns
  • 2 cups Alaska King Crab meat about 1/2 pound
  • 1/2 cup diced green onion green tops only
  • 3/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • oil for frying


  • Combine all ingredients except oil in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Use a heaping tablespoon of mixture and form into tot shape. Repeat until all ingredients are used.
  • Place on a baking sheet or large plate. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • When ready heat 1/2 inch of oil in a pan to 350 degrees. Once hot fry tots, in batches if necessary, until golden brown, about 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer to a paper towel lined plate. Sprinkle with salt.
  • Repeat until all tots are fried. Serve hot.


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Keywords: alaskan crab, Crab, seafood, tots