Crab Imperial Casserole

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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 8

The sauce for this tasty crab casserole is a simple white sauce combination, seasoned with a little mayonnaise, vinegar, and dry mustard.

The crab mixture is baked in individual ramekins. The recipe makes 8 small servings, but could easily be halved.

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 heaping tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 heaping tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 slice bread, torn
  • 1 pound crab meat

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter; stir in flour. Add 1/2 cup milk gradually, stirring. Add salt, mustard, vinegar and Worcestershire sauce; cook until thickened. Cool. Add mayonnaise to sauce.
  2. Moisten crumbs with remaining milk; add to crab. Mix crab mixture with sauce mixture.
  3. Spoon into 8 ramekins. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.

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