Deviled Crab

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 148


1/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup milk
2 cups flaked crab meat
3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
1 salt to taste
1 tablespoon lemon juice
8 crab shells
1/2 cup cracker crumbs
2 teaspoons melted butter
2 tablespoons chopped parsley


Melt butter in saucepan; add next 6 ingredients; mix well. Add milk; mix well. Cook over medium heat until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add crabmeat, eggs, salt, and lemon juice; mix well.

Spoon into crab shells. Sprinkle with mixture of cracker crumbs and 2 tablespoons melted butter. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until brown. Garnish with chopped parsley.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 148
Calories from Fat: 85

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