|Crab meat||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Bechamel sauce||2 Cup (32 tbs) (made with 3 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons flour, and 2 cups milk infused with 6 peppercorns, piece of bay leaf, blade of mace and slice of onion)|
|Shredded almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), browned|
|Fresh breadcrumbs||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated cheddar cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Melted butter||2 Tablespoon|
Method Make bechamel sauce and combine it with crab meat, celery and almonds.
Season and spoon into a gratin dish or shallow oven- proof baking dish.
Combine breadcrumbs and cheese with the butter and sprinkle mixture over crab meat.
Bake in a moderate oven (350Â°F) for 20-25 minutes or until brown