Crab Imperial

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Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

This recipe can be used as either a main dish or as an hors d'oeuve with toast points, or spoon into the shell.

You can't beat Cape Cod for all the wonderful recipes from the sea !
This is another treasured one with a nice cream sauce !


Can almost smell that salt water!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
serves 2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb
    crabmeat, picked over
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped green pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped pimento
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • CREAM SAUCE:

  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 5 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1/4 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • ·
    white pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise

How to Make Crab Imperial

Step-by-Step

  1. Make cream sauce; whisk in egg yolk and seasoning. Carefully fold in crabmeat. Heat through.
    Serve in chafing dish for hors d'oeuvre with toast points or spoon into shells, spread with mayonnaise, bake in 375 degree oven, 30-35 minutes for main dish .
  2. This recipe came from "Flavors of Cape Cod" cookbook from East Sandwich, Cape Cod, Mass.

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About Crab Imperial

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #sauce, #worcestershire




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