Crabmeat Au Gratin

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

This dish is great served with a tossed green salad and crusty bread. Recipe Source: American Profile

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F Grease a 12 x 8-inch baking dish.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and celery; cook until onions are translucent, about 6 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add flour and stir until well blended. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Add a ladle of milk mixture to beaten egg yolks; stir well. Pour egg mixture into milk mixture in pan. Add salt, cayenne and black pepper; cook, stirring, until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Place crabmeat in a medium bowl. Add sauce and mix gently but thoroughly to blend. Spoon into prepared pan. Sprinkle with Cheddar.
  5. Bake, uncovered, 25 minutes, or until cheese melts and begins to lightly brown.


Most Helpful

It was delicious. Husband thought a bit too bland, even after he added tabasco sauce. I thought it was fine and would probably consider this more to serve for brunch.

IA gal January 17, 2013

Nice recipe, easy-to-make, good ingredients, smells great while it's baking, but this really did not trip my taste-bud trigger like I was hoping it would. :-( I guess maybe I didn't care for the "custardy" part so much. Sorry!

Debber January 03, 2010

WOW, WOW, WOW! This was rich, tasty and delicious! We loved it! I left out the celery because we're not too crazy about that. Thanks, Ceezie

Realtor by day, Chef by night January 02, 2010

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