Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

From "Caribbean Cooking" by John DeMers.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine milk, half of the chiles, the bouquet garni, salt and pepper; bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, then cool completely and strain into a bowl.
  3. Add bread crumbs and let them soak up liquid 15 minutes.
  4. Then squeeze out any excess liquid and mix bread crumbs in a bowl with crabmeat.
  5. In a small skillet, fry bacon with remaining chiles until crisp.
  6. Remove using a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  7. Stir bacon, onion and herbs into crabmeat mixture.
  8. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  9. Add crab mixture; cook, stirring, about 10 minutes, until browned.
  10. Blend in lime juice and rum to taste.
  11. Preheat oven to 300F (150C).
  12. Butter 10 small baking dishes and divide crab mixture among them.
  13. Arrange on baking sheets.
  14. Bake in preheated oven until heated through, about 10 minutes.