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Crab A La King

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recipe is ready in under 30 minutes time: under 30 minutes

serves/makes:   8

  

recipe id: 12917

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ingredients

8 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon table salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 qt. whole sweet Milk or Half & Half
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped pimientos
2 tablespoons butter
1 lemon, Juice and rind only
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 1/4 pound crab meat (cooked)

directions

Combine flour, salt and pepper and mix into a paste with part of milk. Add peppers and pimientos to balance of milk and cook 5 minutes over a low heat. Add flour paste and stir constantly until thickened. Add butter, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and crab meat. Simmer gently until hot.

Based on a Recipe in The Pirate's House Cook Book, Frances McGrath

For Chicken A La King: Omit lemon and Worcestershire sauce. Use 1 1/2 lbs cooked boned and chopped chicken instead of crab meat. Add 8 oz. fresh sliced mushrooms, if desired.

Serve over pasta or biscuits.


nutrition

285 calories, 18 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates, 19 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in carbs.
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