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How to Cook Crab Meat in Ramekins

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Manny

Ingredients

  • 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

    Instructions

    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.