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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 335.1
  • Total Fat: 15.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 113.9 mg
  • Sodium: 554.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 23.0 g

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Crab Imperial

Submitted by: HERCKLE

Introduction

Delicious and Filling Delicious and Filling
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2-1/2 oz (5-1/3 tbsp) whipped butter, melted
    1/2 cup white flour
    12 oz 2% milk
    1 oz sodium-free chicken bouillon
    3/4 oz Worcestershire Sauce
    1 oz light mayonnaise
    2 oz pimento, diced
    1/2 green pepper, diced
    1 can crabmeat (12-16 oz.)
    Paprika (to be sprinkled over each serving before cooking)

Directions

Set out:
Two pots
Two wooden spoons
4 crab ramekins (or custard dishes or bowls)
1 rimmed cookie pan, covered with aluminum foil

Set oven to 425*F.
In one pot, add melted butter to flour. Add milk, slowly, so as not to create lumps.
In the other pot, add prepared bouillon, the Worcestershire Sauce, mayonnaise, pimento and green pepper.
Turn burners to medium and cook and stir both pots simultaneously 10-12 minutes.
When done stirring both pots 10-12 minutes, combine ingredients of pots into one pot.
Empty canned crabmeat into a bowl, picking out any orange bits or shell.
Then add crabmeat to pot containing both ingredients.
Mix gently.
Spoon into ramekins or custard dishes or bowls and place onto foil-covered cookie pan.
Sprinkle paprika lightly over crab in each serving dish.
Place on lower rack in preheated, 425-degree oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
Serve with your choice of green vegetable or salad and a potato.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HERCKLE.





TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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  • 4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Amen, BRONHI! If ya can't say something nice, keep a lid on it! I'm from Baltimore and have tried several variations of this recipe over my years. This one earned itself a permanent spot in the recipe box. Delicious, and fairly easy even if not an every day treat. - 5/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe, ridiculous comments. Obviously this isn't something to eat every day. And too much work to make it? OK then don't make it. Go to the grocery store and nuke a frozen meal. - 5/23/08

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The fat content to protein content is kind of high. I might try this with lowfat yorgurt rather than mayo and see what happens.... - 5/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Replaced the crab meat with the imitation crab meat and it tasted great. - 3/16/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I had to make some changes for allergies and fat content, but really a delicious dish that I have been searching for since our favorite place changed hands and they no longer serve it!! - 1/17/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds delicious with fake or real crab meat. Frankly I
    will try this and use half imitation crab meat and real crab meat. - 1/15/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is very good. I used whole-wheat flour instead of white. - 1/15/11

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Imitation, Low fat and non-fat foods can be deceiving (need to read the ingredients to see what was added to make it taste good!). I was happy to see they used 2%. - 1/15/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wow!! Very good--Easy to make too! This is a recipe I will save! - 1/15/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    really easy to make family love it will make again - 2/27/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    With some modifications, it could be alot healthier - use canned nonfat milk for richness for one, and maybe nonfat sour cream instead of mayo. Definitely wouldn't substitute the crab for the fake stuff - talk about empty calories! - 2/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The best!!!I could eat everyday.Thanks for sharing. - 5/25/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great. I would make some modifications and try it. - 5/24/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    yummy - 5/23/08

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  • 1 of 8 people found this review helpful
    ummmm.......butter, white flour, milk - sorry, but this was something I would have eaten in amy former life. Too much fat and refined carbs for me. Sounds delish tho! - 5/23/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious to make and easy. - 5/23/08

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  • 1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    It does sound very good but I agree that it has way too much fat - 5/23/08

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  • 1 of 9 people found this review helpful
    yikes! white flour, butter, mayo?? i gained 10 lbs. just reading this recipe! - 5/23/08

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  • Bad
    1 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Too much work to make and too fatty. - 5/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious!!!! I LOVED IT!!! - 5/23/08

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  • trying this now, it is in the over, pre-tasted the mixture before putting in the oven, and is ok... i used surimi instead of crab meat.. - 3/12/13

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  • sounds good!
    - 7/17/11

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  • Really good. This is a special occasion desert for me. Would love to eat it everyday but, I don't think that the pounds would keep going away. A great recipe, a great treat. Will be adding to my meal tracker once or twice a month. Thanks. - 1/16/11

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  • used crab meat got at store . fresh and it was very good . - 1/15/11

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  • Excellent! Garnished with parsley and a dash tobasco. Served with herb roasted red potatoes and spinach salad with bacon dressing and shredded beets. Thanks for recipe. - 1/15/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Interesting. I'd add the flour to the fat and not the other way round. - 1/15/11

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds so yummy...bit i have to wait till my husband is away to make it...he is severly allergic to shell fish - 1/15/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds wonderful! I will save this one for a special day....maybe valentines day? - 1/15/11

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    LOve crab! Will make when I have some time to spend in the kitchen. Usually back and forth during cooking... - 1/15/11

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  • Great Recipe I will make it again. Delicous. - 5/29/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    love crab good - 5/23/08

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  • good - 5/23/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Oh, to live where crab is plentiful and much less expensive than in the Denver area! - 5/23/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good. And I like the quote "filling" I need to be filled up! But can I use skim milk...That would cut out some of the fat. - 5/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am definitely going to make this. This morning I pulled out a pound of crab meat to defrost for dinner. It must be a sign that this is what I am supposed to have for dinner. - 5/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    it sounds yummy,but i'll try to add some potatos .what is pimento? - 5/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good but I have to watch the amount of shellfish I eat. - 5/23/08

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  • tasty - 5/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds yummy. I will make this - 5/23/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Crab is one of my favourite things!! I will make this!
    - 5/23/08

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  • yummy - 5/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make a Coquille st Jacques similar, I will definitly make it. - 3/23/07

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tasted great but too fattening for my diet. - 3/20/07

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