Downeast Crabmeat Pie

"This is THE best recipe! Only requires 3/4 c. of crabmeat. Love this recipe with shrimp &/or lobster, too. "
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  • 12 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 34 cup light cream or 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 eggs
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 12 cup breadcrumbs
  • 34 lb crabmeat (fresh picked is better if you can get it)
  • paprika
  • 1 unbaked pie shell


  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  • Mix first four ingredients.
  • Stir in crab, s&p.
  • Pour into pie shell.
  • Melt butter and add bread crumbs.
  • Stir.
  • Sprinkle over crab mixture.
  • Sprinkle w/ a few dashes of paprika.
  • Bake 40-45 minutes.
  • Let rest 10 minutes or so before serving.

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  1. Not a bad recipe. It reminded me of crab cakes, which I\'m not too crazy about. I did like that it was really quick(except for baking time) and simple to put together. I recommend serving it with cocktail sauce.


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