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Crab Supreme

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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

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