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Crab Meat Au Gratin

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lump or flake crab meat, drained
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. Sauté crab meat and onion in 1 tablespoon butter until crab meat is heated and onion is tender; set aside.

  2. Melt 1/2 cup butter in top of a double boiler over boiling water. Gradually add yolks, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened. Stir in lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Fold reserved crabmeat- onion mixture into sauce.

  3. Spoon mixture into four 6- ounce custard cups; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve immediately.

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