King Crab Au Gratin

Recipe by glitter
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READY IN: 22mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (6 ounce) packages frozen crabmeat
  • 3
    tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 1
    cup milk
  • 3
    tablespoons flour
  • 12
    cup light cream
  • 12
  • 34
    cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1
    (4 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained (I like to use fresh mushrooms and different ones at times to change the flavor of the dish)
  • 2
    grated onions
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon paprika (I like szedged or Tones because the flavor is richer)
  • 2
    tablespoons white wine (optional)
  • 14
    cup fine dry breadcrumb
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DIRECTIONS

  • Defrost the crabmeat.
  • Melt the butter in saucepan.
  • Stir in the flour and keep stirring until smooth.
  • Gradually add milk, cream, and the chicken broth.
  • Keep stirring over a low heat to keep the sauce smooth and you want it to thicken.
  • Now add your cheese, mushrooms, onion, salt, paprika, and wine.
  • Stir the mixture until the cheese is melted.
  • Now stir in the crabmeat gently.
  • Pour mixture into a well greased 1 1/2 qt/ casserole.
  • Sprinkle bread crumbs over the top.
  • Bake at 400* for about 10-15 min.
  • or until the top is golden brown.
  • Serve over hot cooked rice.
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