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Crab Meat Maryland

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Ingredients
  Flaked crab meat 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Fresh / Frozen / Canned)
  Flaked crab meat 3 Cup (48 tbs), fresh, frozen or canned
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Minced onions 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Skim milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Celery salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Orange peel 1⁄8 Teaspoon, grated
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, snipped
  Green pepper 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Minced green pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Pimiento 1 , minced
  Tabasco sauce 1 Dash
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Salt 1 Dash
  Bread slice 2 , toasted lightly and reduced to crumbs
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350°F.
2) Thaw or drain crab meat if it is canned or frozen.

MAKING
3) In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil.
4) In hot oil, saute onion until transparent.
5) To this, add the flour, and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
6) Pour in milk and cook over low heat until the sauce is thickened.
7) Add the celery salt, orange peel, parsley, pepper, pimiento and Tabasco sauce.
8) Remove from heat and add the sherry.
9) Into the beaten egg, stir some of the sauce.
10) Then pour the egg mixture slowly into the sauce, stirring constantly.
11) To this, add pepper and crab meat.
12) Transfer to 8 greased individual casseroles or shells.
13) Mix 1 tablespoon oil with toasted bread crumbs and salt and add on the shells.
14) Bake, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

SERVING
15) Serve hot with tartar sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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