Deviled Crab Recipe


This deviled crab recipe is a classic made with canned crab meat. Use fresh if you have it!


  • 2 Tablespoons-Butter or Margarine

  • 2 Tablespoons-Flour

  • 1 Cup-Milk or Light Cream

  • 3 Dashes-Hot Pepper Sauce (Tabasco)

  • 1-Egg-Hard Boiled-Chopped

  • 1-6 Ounce Can-Crab Meat

  • 1/2 Cup-Shredded Cheese

  • 2 Tablespoons-Pimiento-Chopped

  • 1 Tablespoon-Dijon Mustard

  • 1/4 Cup-Dry Bread Crumbs-Finely Crumbled

  • 1 Tablespoon-Butter or Margarine-melted

  • 1/2 Cup-Sliced Almonds-Toasted


In medium sized sauce pan, melt the 2 tablespoons of butter or margarine. Stir in the flour. Add milk and hot pepper sauce, stir and cook until thickened and bubbly.

Stir in the crab meat, chopped hard boiled egg, cheese, pimiento and mustard. Stir well.
Spoon into 10 ounce casseroles or coquille shells.

Toss bread crumbs with the 1 tablespoon of melted butter or margarine and sprinkle over casseroles and top with almonds.

Bake at 375 degrees for about 20-30 minutes or till the top is browned.
This deviled crab recipe serves 4.

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