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Crab Zucchini Bites

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Ingredients
  Zucchini 4 Small, cut into 3/4-inch-thick pieces
  Chopped fresh mushrooms 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  All-purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Hot sauce 3 Dash
  Canned crabmeat 6 Ounce, drained, rinsed (1 Can)
Directions

MAKING
1. Using a spoon, scoop out each zucchini center about halfway down on one end; set aside.
2. Keep aside the zucchini centers for use in other recipes.
3. In a 1-quart casserole, combine mushrooms and butter.
4. For 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, microwave at HIGH.
5. Mix in flour.
6. Mix in milk, blend until smooth.
7. Add in onions, paprika, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Stir.
8. Cook at HIGH for 1 minute or until thick.
9. Add in crab-meat, stir well, and allow it to stand for 1 minute.
10. Add 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons of crabmeat mixture into each scooped out zucchini piece.
11. Around outer edge of a paper towel-lined plate, keep half of stuffed zucchini pieces.
12. Cook at MEDIUM HIGH (70% power) for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes or until heated, rotating plate after 1 minute.
13. Do the same with remaining zucchini.

SERVING
14. Serve hot. This will yield about 20 appetizer servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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