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How to Cook Crab Stuffed Fish Fillet

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Seafood Recipe
Servings: 3 servings
Author: Manny


  • 720 gms lapu-lapu fillet
  • 6 slices Quickmelt Cheese thinly sliced
  • oil for frying

Crabmeat Filling:

  • 1 cup crabmeat
  • 1/3 cup fresh milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp onion chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup button mushrooms finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cornstarch dissolved in a little amount of water for thickening


    How to cook Crab Stuffed Fish Fillet:

    • Lightly season fish fillet with salt and pepper.
    • Set aside. Saute onion in butter until transparent.
    • Stir in crab meat, button mushrooms and water.
    • Let simmer for a minute or two.
    • Add in fresh milk and season with salt and pepper.
    • Thicken with cornstarch. Heat oil for frying.
    • Slit an opening in the middle of the fish enough to fill at least 1 tablespoon of the crabmeat filling.
    • Fill fish with crab meat at least 1 tablespoon full.
    • Do not put too much filling so it won't spill out of the fish.
    • Cook fish on one side then carefully flip it over to cook the other side.
    • Before removing fish from the pan, place a slice of cheese on top of each fish and let it melt.
    • Remove from pan and serve hot with rice pilaf.