Traditional Deviled Crab Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Crabmeat1 Pound, carefully flaked and broken into chunks
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Chopped onion2 Tablespoon
 Chopped green pepper1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1 Dash
 Prepared mustard1 Teaspoon
 Thick cream sauce2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Egg yolks2
 Light cream1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped chives1 Tablespoon
 Chopped parsley1 Tablespoon
 Worcestershire sauce1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Buttered crumbs4 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1363 Calories from Fat 503

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.4%

Saturated Fat 25.7 g128.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 945.4 mg

Sodium 6037.8 mg251.6%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.3%

Sugars 25.1 g

Protein 111 g222.4%

Vitamin A 89% Vitamin C 240.4%

Calcium 68.1% Iron 30.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1.
Melt the butter in a saucepan and cook the onion and green pepper until tender.
Add salt, pepper, and mustard.
2.
Make the cream sauce with 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, 3 tablespoons flour, 2 cups milk, and salt and pepper to taste.
Stir into the hot sauce the egg yolks beaten with the cream.
3.
Stir in the chives, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, cooked onion and green pepper, and then blend in gently the crabmeat.
Spread out in a shallow buttered casserole and top with buttered crumbs.
4.
Bake in a 350° oven 35 minutes, or until golden brown.
Or bake half that time, then place under the broiler until brown and bubbling.
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