Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min.


about 2 cups


2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon butter, divided3 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon paprika1/2 cup half-and-half cream1/2 cup whole milk1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed or 2/3 cup chopped imitation crabmeat1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained and chopped1-1/2 teaspoons minced chives1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese1 tablespoon dry bread crumbsAssorted crackers and fresh vegetables


In a large saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Stir in flour, salt and paprika until smooth. Gradually add cream, milk and wine. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Stir in crab, mushrooms and chives; heat through. Stir in cheese just until melted. Transfer to a greased shallow 1-qt. baking dish that fits in air fryer. Preheat air fryer to 375°. Melt remaining 1 teaspoon butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over crab mixture. Place dish in air fryer. Cook until bubbly, 8-10 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with crackers and vegetables. If desired, sprinkle with additional minced chives.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 64 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.