Crab Stuffed Salmon

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Looking for an easy dinner that will wow you family or guests? This crab stuffed salmon is it. It’s super simple to put together and it’s full of flavor. Serve it with some steamed asparagus and a squeeze of fresh lemon for a light and satisfying meal.


  • 46 individual salmon fillets

  • 8 ounces crab meat

  • 1/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs

  • 1/4 cup crushed Ritz crackers + extra for topping

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • Coarse salt

  • Black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper (optional).

  2. In a mixing bowl, stir together the crab meat, breadcrumbs, Ritz crackers, mayonnaise, Old Bay, lemon juice and parsley until combined.

  3. Use a pairing knife to cut a pocket into the thicker portion of each piece of salmon, making sure not to cut through the fillet completely.

  4. Divide the filling mixture between the salmon fillets and top with a sprinkle of crushed Ritz. Then, quickly spray each top with cooking spray.

  5. Season the salmon with salt & pepper, to taste.

  6. Bake stuffed salmon for 15 – 18 minutes, or until the salmon has reached an internal temperature of 125˚F.

  7. Remove from oven and allow it to rest for about 5 minutes. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with a lemon wedge.