Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Delicious starter served with hot brown toast or great for lunch with a salad, good in a sandwich - yummy way to stretch a crab.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. melt butter in a saucepan large enough to hold all the ingredients.
  2. Stir in the crab meat.
  3. heat gently stirring all together.
  4. beat the egg yolks, cream and sherry together and pour into the crab mixture.
  5. continue to cook and stir until it thickens.
  6. Keep the heat low.
  7. add the cheese until it melts and then take off the heat.
  8. season with Tabasco and lemon juice.
  9. allow to cool
  10. give the mix a final good stir and put into souffle dish or individual ramekin pots and chill for 6 hours or overnight.