posted by bingham 03-29-99 5:53 PM
Crab Imperial (a la Sandy Point)
3 TBSP. Butter
1 TBSP. Flour
1/2 cup milk
2 TBSP. Mayo (REAL)
1 tsp. Dry mustard
1 tsp. Horseradish
1/8 cup sherry
Dash of salt
1 lb. Backfin crab
Buttery cracker crumbs (Ritz are the best)
Make a cream sauce with the first 3 ingredients. Remove from heat and add the next 5 ingredients; mix well. Fold in crab meat.
Put in a 1 qt. Casserole dish. Place cracker crumbs on top and dot with real butter. Bake at 350 until hot and bubbling (20-225 minutes) Remove -don't overcook it will dry out. Serve with melba toast.
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