This is a very special entrée in  Brazil , with an irresistible flavour !

Try it !!


1 pound (500 g) crab meat, drained

1 small onion, cubed

3 garlic cloves, chopped

1 green bell pepper, seeded and cubed

1 red bell pepper, seeded and cubed

3 tablespoons  of olive oil

2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped

1 cup coconut milk

1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

Bread crumbs

Grated Parmesan cheese

Crab shells ( nor a little bowl)

Lime wedges


Preheat oven to 350°F (180°) or use the broiler inside the oven.

1) In a skillet, heat olive oil and sauté onions, garlic and bell peppers ( red and green ) until soft. Stir in crab meat and cook 3-5 minutes. Add tomatoes for about 5 minutes.

2) Add coconut milk, salt, pepper, cooking about 3-5 minutes. Stir in parsley. Remove from heat.

3) Fill the shells ( or a bowl) with the crab mixture and top with bread crumbs mixed with Parmesan cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly brown. Sprinkle lime juice when serving.