Baked Seafood Au Gratin

Recipe by Rita1652
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a heavy skillet, saute the onion and the pepper in 1/2 cup of olive oil.
  • Cook until tender.
  • Mix in 1/2 cup of the flour, and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Stir in crabmeat, remove from heat, and set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, bring the water to a boil.
  • Add the shrimp, scallops and flounder, and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Drain, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid, and set the seafood aside.
  • In a heavy saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter over low heat.
  • Stir in remaining 1/2 cup flour.
  • Cook and stir constantly for 1 minute.
  • Gradually add the milk and chicken broth plus the 1 cup reserved cooking liquid.
  • Raise heat to medium; cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  • Mix in the shredded Cheddar cheese, Sherry, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and hot sauce.
  • Stir in cooked seafood, mushrooms and parsley.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Lightly grease one 9x13 inch baking dish.
  • Press crabmeat mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  • Spoon the seafood mixture over the crabmeat crust, and sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Serve immediately.
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