Crabby Grilled Cheese

Crabby Grilled Cheese


Crabby Grilled Cheese

Course: Main Course
Servings: 6 Sandwiches
Author: Miss Shirley’s Cafe


  • 12 slices Sourdough Bread Thick sliced
  • 1.5 lbs Crabby Cheddar Cheese
  • 12 slices Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • 6-10 slices beefsteak tomatoes
  • 1 ear white corn kernels cut off cobb
  • 2 stalks green onion finely chopped
  • 1 lb MD crab meat
  • butter softened
  • Old Bay to taste


  • Peel and clean corn.
  • Rub with olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Roast in oven until cooked and beginning to brown, About 10-12 minutes at 375 degrees. Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Cut corn from cob and place in medium bowl.
  • Wash and finely chop the green onion and add to roasted corn in bowl.
  • Add crab meat to bowl and gently toss together to mix but not break the lumps of crabmeat.
  • Refrigerate mixture until needed.
  • Shred or slice crabby cheddar cheese.
  • Take 6 slices bread and spread one side of each piece with softened butter.
  • Place butter side down on a sheet tray sprayed with pan spray.
  • Top each piece with cheese, 1-2 slice tomato, 2 slices cooked bacon, scoop of crab mix (about ¼ to 1/3 cup of mix for each sandwich) and then top with more cheese.
  • Take remaining bread and spread butter on 1 side only.
  • Place top piece of bread on sandwich butter side up.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of bread to stick to butter.
  • In a medium hot skillet place sandwich cheese side down to brown the bread/cheese – be careful not to burn.
  • Carefully flip the sandwich and brown the other side, may need to lower heat so it does not brown too fast and inside gets hot and melty.
  • Remove from pan, cut in half on a diagonal and serve immediately dusted with Old Bay on top.


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