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Crab Imperial, Chesapeake

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Ingredients
  Canned crab meat 32 Ounce (4 Cans, 8 Ounce Each)
  Egg 1
  Finely diced green pepper 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Finely diced pimento 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salad dressing/Mayonnaise 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1 Drain the crab meat; remove bony tissue, if any. Cut the meat into chunks.
2 In a medium size bowl, beat the egg.Stir in green pepper, pimiento, mustard, salt, pepper, and all but 2 tablespoons of the mayonnaise or salad dressing until well-blended. Fold in the crab meat.
4 Spoon into 6 ten-ounce custard cups or individual baking dishes. Spread top of each with 1 teaspoon of the remaining mayonnaise or salad dressing; sprinkle with paprika.
5 Bake in a moderate oven at 350 degrees farenheit for 15 minutes, or just until hot.

SERVING
6 Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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