Crab Elegance

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Crab Elegance

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup crab meat
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup light cream (Half and Half is OK)
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh mushrooms, sliced, reserving a few caps to garnish each shell
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3-4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. In heavy skillet or sauce pan, make white sauce with flour, butter, paprika, white wine and cream. Blend in cheese, salt and pepper. Fold in carefully picked crab meat. Saute mushrooms in butter and add to crab mixture, saving caps. Divide into cooking shells or ramekins. Top with mushroom caps, sprinkle with Parmesan. Place under broiler until bubbly.

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Originally from Ruth Ann Keener. Published as part of the “Saltwater Sensations” cookbook.

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