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    Crab Imperial

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    KathyP53's Note:

    One of my favorite dishes to enjoy any time I have the opportunity to travel to the Tidewater area of Maryland.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
    2. 2
      Butter 8 individual custard dishes or ramekins.
    3. 3
      Set aside crabmeat. Combine next 10 ingredients (through mayonnaise)in medium bowl. Stir until well blended. Fold in crabmeat.
    4. 4
      Stir 6 tablespoons melted butter and bread crumbs together in small bowl.
    5. 5
      Spoon crab mixture into individual dishes. Top each with buttered crumbs. Sprinkle with small amount of paprika. Bake 12-15 minutes until golden brown and bubbly.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 28, 2009


      This was pretty good! Easy to put together, too. Very nice.

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    • on April 11, 2009


      Excellent! Wonderful flavor ! My new favorite crab imperial recipe. The entire family raved over it. Easy-one bowl. A keeper

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    • on December 30, 2006


      On Christmas morning, I woke up sick as a dog. :( So picture 5 twenty-somethings running around the kitchen playing 'chef' while I supervised from my deathbed. (Well, that's a little melodramatic, I suppose. Actually, it was just the couch, but for a while there...) My youngest son's fiancee bravely volunteered to tackle your Crab Imperial and was absolutely amazed at how easy it was to prepare such an elegant dish. It drew rave reviews from a tough audience, and she was so proud! Besides being delicious, this is both impressive and highly 'doable' for cooking novices. Thanks for a great recipe that helped 'save the day', KathyP!

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    Nutritional Facts for Crab Imperial

    Serving Size: 1 (119 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 281.7
    Calories from Fat 187
    Total Fat 20.8 g
    Saturated Fat 10.8 g
    Cholesterol 132.7 mg
    Sodium 812.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 10.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Sugars 1.0 g
    Protein 13.1 g

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