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Braiwat - Moroccan Crab Meat Rolls

posted on: Jan 19, 2017

Braiwat - Moroccan Crab Meat Rolls

Makes 24 rolls


  • 1 can crab meat (7 1/2 oz 127 g), flaked with a fork
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped green olives
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 jar marinated artichoke hearts (6 oz 170 ml), finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 12 sheets filo dough
  • 1 cup butter, melted


Thoroughly mix all ingredients, except filo dough and butter, to make stuffing then set aside.

Cut filo dough in half lengthwise then cover with a damp tea towel. Lightly brush a half sheet of filo dough with butter then place 1 heaping teaspoon of the stuffing on one end of half sheet. Roll, making sure to tuck in the edges. Repeat procedure for remaining half sheets then place in a greased baking pan. Brush tops of each roll with the remaining butter.

Bake in a 350° F preheated oven for 20 minutes then serve hot or cold.

Note: These rolls make great snacks.