New Orleans Crabmeat Au Gratin

Recipe by SkinnyMinnie
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • In a medium heavy bottomed saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  • Add the onions and garlic; sauté for 3-5 min or until vegetables are wilted. Be careful not to brown.
  • Sprinkle in the flour, blending well into the mixture.
  • Using a wire whisk, add the hot cream into the saucepan, stirring constantly until thick cream sauce is achieved.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Add the white wine, lemon juice, nutmeg, and hot sauce, stir to combine.
  • Sprinkle in half of the Cheddar cheese, stirring the mixture constantly.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. If mixture becomes too thick, add a small amount of hot water or whipping cream.
  • Place equal parts of the crabmeat in the bottom of 6 au gratin dishes, top with sauce-enough to cover and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 10 min or until cheese is bubbly.
  • OR.
  • Spread crabmeat on the bottom of an 8-inch baking dish, top with sauce, and sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  • Bake for 30 min or until cheese is bubbly and melted.
Advertisement