Puffing Crab

Recipe by cooks-alot
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb crabmeat
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 1
    cup hot milk
  • 3
    egg yolks, beaten
  • 3
    egg whites, beat till stiff peaks
  • 12
    cup mayonnaise (I use Hellmans)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1
    teaspoon paprika
  • 14
    teaspoon old Old Bay Seasoning (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in sauce pan.
  • Cook 5 minutes.
  • Gradually sir in milk and bring to the boil.
  • Cool mixture 5 minute.
  • Fold in beaten yolks.
  • Fold in mayonnaise.
  • Add crab meat.
  • Season to taste.
  • Add cayenne.
  • Fold in stiff beaten egg whites to crab mixture.
  • Put into buttered casserole.
  • Dust with paprika.
  • Bake in 400°F oven until browned and puffed, approximately 20 minutes.
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