Oregon Dungeness Crab Melts

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It's officially crab season! To make Helen’s day, Tim Novotny, from the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, stopped by to share his easy recipe for Crab Melts. For more information about the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, click here.

Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission's Crab Melts


  • 1 lb crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup minced celery
  • 3 tablespoon minced green onion
  • 4 English muffins, split
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 8 slices cheddar cheese (1/2 ounce each)
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning

In a bowl, combine the crab, mayonnaise, Cajun seasoning, celery and onion. Lightly butter muffins and Place muffins on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat until toasted. Spread each muffin half with crab mixture. Top with tomato and cheeses. Broil until bubbly.