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Crab in Puff Pastry

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Prepare this elegant dish for the next special occasion. Flaky layers of puff pastry sandwich savory seafood and a creamy white wine sauce.
  Frozen puff pastry 8 13⁄20 Ounce (1/2 package)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Green onions 2 Tablespoon, thinly sliced (2 medium sized)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon (Gold Medal®)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Heavy whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooked crabmeat/Shrimp or lobster 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sauvignon blanc/Dry white wine or clam juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon (fresh)
  Shredded lemon peel 1 Teaspoon (shredded finely)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Unfold pastry sheet; place on lightly floured surface. Roll into 10-inch square. Cut in half; place one half on top of the other. Roll to seal edges. Cut crosswise into 4 equal pieces. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over low heat. Cook onions in butter, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in flour. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is bubbly; remove from heat.
3. Gradually stir in milk and whipping cream. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in remaining ingredients; heat through.
4. Split each pastry horizontally with fork. Spoon crab mixture over bottom halves; top with remaining pastry halves. Garnish with additional parsley if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Holiday, Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 318 Calories from Fat 173

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.2%

Saturated Fat 11.4 g57.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 107.7 mg35.9%

Sodium 1115.5 mg46.5%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.85 g3.4%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 20 g40.4%

Vitamin A 32.3% Vitamin C 36.7%

Calcium 12.4% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Crab In Puff Pastry Recipe