Crab Supreme Recipe
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Crab Supreme Recipe

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I came across this recipe years ago in an old church cookbook. It's so good, I've even served it for Christmas Eve dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:2-3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 2-3 servings


  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup diced green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound fresh or canned crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed or 1 cup imitation crabmeat, flaked
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • Dash paprika

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 431 calories, 34g fat (11g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 772mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, saute onion and green pepper in 2 tablespoons butter. Stir in flour until blended; gradually stir in the milk. Add chili powder and salt. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in the crab, mayonnaise and hot pepper sauce.
  2. Transfer to a greased shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Melt the remaining butter and toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over crab mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with paprika. Yield: 2-3 servings.
Originally published as Crab Supreme in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p224

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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AnnieLou519 User ID: 6825061 77718
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2014

"We were totally unimpressed and I followed the recipe exactly."

Chicha User ID: 406501 156532
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2010

"I wanted something that would be special but not take too much time to make. We enjoyed eating this with crackers, celery & tortilla chips. My husband loved it!"

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