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Deviled Crab

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Ingredients
  Pimiento 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ripe olives 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs), buttered
  Dry mustard 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shrimp 4 , cooked (For Garnish)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1 Dash
  Cooked flaked crabmeat 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Hard cooked eggs 2 , chopped
  Chopped pimiento 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped ripe olives 1 Tablespoon
  Buttered bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
  Cooked shrimp 4 (for garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease a 1 1/2-quart casserole or 4 individual shells.
2. Preheat oven to 350° F.

MAKING
3. In a saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour and dry mustard.
4. Stir in milk and cook over medium heat with constant stirring until thickened.
5. Add Worcestershire sauce, salt, and cayenne and white peppers.
6. Stir in crabmeat, eggs, pimiento, and olives.
7. In a skillet, melt butter and toss bread crumbs in it.

FINALISING
8. Fill the greased casserole or shells with the prepared mixture.
9. Top with buttered bread crumbs and bake in oven for 20 to 25 minutes.

SERVING
10. Top with shrimp and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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