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Traditional Deviled Crab

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Ingredients
  Crabmeat 1 Pound, carefully flaked and broken into chunks
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Dash
  Prepared mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Thick cream sauce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Light cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped chives 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buttered crumbs 4 Tablespoon
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Crab
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes

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