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Red Lobster’s Crab Au Gratin

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35 mins
Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 15 mins | Servings: 6-8

Ingredients

  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter
  • ½ cup onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all−purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk, scalded
  • ½ teaspoon salt dash of white pepper
  • ¼ cup sherry
  • 12 ounce crab meat
  • 1 cup crackers, finely crumbled
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese, finely grated

Directions

    1. Crumble crackers between waxed paper with a rolling pin. Reserve just enough crumbs and cheese to top the casserole.
    2. Melt 4 tablespoons of the butter in a large heavy skillet.
    3. Add onion and saute for about 5 minutes or until golden.
    4. Slowly add flour, stirring constantly over low heat.
    5. When flour is blended, gradually add hot milk (scalded) and blend with a whip.
    6. Continue stirring over low heat until the sauce begins to thicken.
    7. Add salt, pepper, and sherry, and continue stirring in a bowl.
    8. Mix crab meat, sauce, and the extra cracker crumbs and cheese.
    9. Place in a lightly greased baking dish.
    10. Sprinkle reserved cracker crumbs and cheese on the top of the casserole.
    11. Dot the top with the remaining 4 tablespoons butter.
    12. Bake uncovered at 350F for about 15 minutes or until the top is golden brown.

 

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