Crab Imperial II


A tangy, rich crab dish that will be enjoyed by the family or by guest. Incorporate scallops and tiny shrimp to dress up the dish.

close up view of Crab Imperial in a white ramekin garnished with fresh herbs and Crab Imperial in a spoon
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound crabmeat

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • ½ teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning TM

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • ¼ cup fresh bread crumbs

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 3 tablespoons butter


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, combine crab meat, mayonnaise, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, Old Bay Seasoning, salt, cayenne pepper, dry mustard, and beaten egg.. Mix thoroughly.

  3. In an 8" pie dish, spread mixture and lightly coat the entire dish with bread crumbs. Then sprinkle the top with paprika. Dot the dish with the butter.

  4. Bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

450 Calories
34g Fat
8g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 450
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 166mg 55%
Sodium 1087mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 95mg 7%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 535mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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