|Crabmeat||1⁄2 Pound, picked over and flaked, fresh, frozen, or canned|
|Minced shallots||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Melted butter/Margarine||1 Tablespoon|
|Light cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Dry sherry||1 Tablespoon|
|Egg yolk||1 , slightly beaten|
|Grated parmesan cheese||2 Tablespoon|
Lightly saute the crabmeat and the shallots in the butter, and stir in the paprika.
In a saucepan make a cream sauce with the melted butter, flour, and cream.
Add the sherry and season to taste.
Remove the saucepan from the heat for a moment and stir in the egg yolk rapidly, stirring until the sauce is thick and smooth.
Combine the sauce with the crabmeat and pour over fresh-cooked rice or noodles or spaghetti.
Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese and brown under the broiler.