Prawn and Crab Cheese Mini Quiches

Prawn and Crab Cheese Mini Quiches


Servings 8
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 12
Difficulty Medium

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  • Pastry
  • 2 cups Plain Flour
  • 125 g Cold Butter
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • Filling
  • 170 g Crab Meat Canned drained and squeezed dry
  • 4 Spring Onions
  • 2 Eggs Lightly beaten
  • 1 cup Cream
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, Grated
  • 2 tbsp Dill
  • 200 g Small Prawns cooked and peeled

Nutrition Information

Qty per
89g serve
Qty per
Energy 518cal 582cal
Protein 3.81g 4.29g
Fat (total) 19.7g 22.1g
 - saturated 12.8g 14.4g
Carbohydrate 16.4g 18.5g
 - sugars 9.3g 10.5g
Dietary Fibre 2.75g 3.09g
Sodium 741mg 833mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Prawn and Crab Cheese mini quiches is something a little extra special to make. So scrumptious that people will be begging you for more.


  1. Process the flour and butter for 15 seconds, or until crumbly.

  2. Add the egg yolks and 3-4 tablespoons of water.

  3. Process in short bursts until the mixture comes together.

  4. Add a little extra water, if needed.

  5. Turn out onto a floured surface and gather into a ball.

  6. Cover the pastry with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.

  7. Grease eight 3cm (1 1/4 inch) deep loose-based flan tins, measuring 8 cm (3 inches) across the base.

  8. Divide pastry into 8 equal pieces and roll out so they are large enough to fit and overlap the tins.

  9. Fit the pastry into the tins and trim off any excess using a sharp knife.

  10. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.Preheat the oven to 190 degrees.

  11. Blind bake for 10 minutes, then remove your paper and weights and bake for a further 10 minutes.

  12. To make the filling, place crabmeat, spring onions, beaten eggs, cream, cheese, chopped dill and lemon rind in an bowl.

  13. Divide the prawns between the pastry shells.

  14. The crab mixture will be quite thick, so use a fork to help spread it over the prawns.

  15. Bake quiches for 15-20 minutes, or until the filling is golden brown.

  16. suitable for freezing, but recommend doing it with a vacuum sealer.

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Lydia Williams

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