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crab au gratin

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Nancy J. Patrykus
Spokane, WA

I have had these shells for awhile. Forgot I had them! This is the recipe that came with them in the package. It looks like a good one, and rather easy. I will be making them soon..and I hope you will also Pictures and recipe from the package. No Co. name.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For crab au gratin

  • 1/2 lb
    crab meat
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 sm
    onion chopped
  • 1/4 c
  • 1-1/4 c
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    made mustard
  • 1 dash
    worcestershire..(a good one)
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, finely grated
  • paprila
  • .........garnish:
  • parsley sprigs & slices of lemon

How To Make crab au gratin

  • 1
    .If using fresh crab, remove all the meat-brown and and white.-- -from the shell and claws.
  • 2
    Melt butter and fry the onion until soft. Stir in thr flour and cook for 1 minute. Add the milk and bring to a boil. Stir in the seasonings, mustard, Worcshire sauce and lemon juice, simmer for 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Add the crab mea and heat through thoroughly. Spoon into 4-6 small flame proof dishes or scallop shells. Mix the bread crumbs with the cheese and and a good shake of of paprika, spoon over the crab mixture.
  • 4
    Place under a moderate hot grilll until the topping is well browned. Garnish with the parsley and quartered lemons slices. Corrected...sun 6/10/ ...3:23 Pacific..