Crab Meat in Ramekins
A delicious rich version of stuffed blue crabs, but instead it is stuffed in ramekins and added with milk, butter, mushrooms, bread crumbs, parsley and then baked. But of course, also the rest of the ingredients mentioned in the recipe below is also included.
1/2 cup onions, minced
1 tablespoon cooking oil
6 tablespoons butter
1 kilo blue crab (alimasag), steamed and peeled
1/2 cup sliced button mushrooms (canned) or 1 cup fresh sliced button mushrooms sauteed in a little butter
2 tablespoons white wine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon MSG
1 teaspoon chopped parsley
1/4 cup flour
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup fresh milk
1/2 cup bread crumbs
How to cook Crab Meat in Ramekins:
- Saute onions in oil and 2 tablespoons of the butter until soft. Add crab meat and mushrooms, simmer for a minute. Add wine, salt, pepper and MSG; simmer another minute, then add parsley and set aside.
- In a small, heavy saucepan over low fire, melt remaining butter. Add flour and cook for 3 minutes then gradually add broth alternately with milk, stirring constantly until mixture is medium-thick. Simmer and stir for 5 minutes. Add crab meat mixture and simmer for 2 minutes. Adjust seasoning to taste.
- Stuff into ramekins, dust top with bread crumbs and bake in a 350 ° F oven for about 15 minutes.