Chunks of crab meat are baked in a creamy sauce underneath a buttery crust in this quick and easy recipe.

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x9-inch baking dish.

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  • Melt the margarine in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the flour, and cook a few minutes until the bubbles begin to subside. Whisk in the milk, and cook over medium-high heat until thickened. Stir in the crabmeat, Worcestershire sauce, green pepper, and beaten egg. Season to taste with salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Cook, stirring constantly until quite thick. Spoon into the prepared baking dish.

  • Place the breadcrumbs into a mixing bowl, and drizzle with the melted butter. Toss together until the breadcrumbs are evenly moistened with butter. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs evenly over the crab mixture.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until the casserole has firmed and the bread crumbs are golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

305.6 calories; protein 32.5g 65% DV; carbohydrates 17.5g 6% DV; fat 11.1g 17% DV; cholesterol 150.2mg 50% DV; sodium 661.5mg 27% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (10)

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Rating: 5 stars
11/10/2012
I made this using imitation crab, and substituted the green pepper with green onion...turned out fantastic!! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
03/01/2013
It was ok I used what I had in hand which was the imitation crab meat I'll try it again with actual crab meat next time Read More
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13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2012
I made this using imitation crab, and substituted the green pepper with green onion...turned out fantastic!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/20/2011
I made with dungeness crab and they were terrific! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/02/2012
Yum! Comes out perfect using imitation crab meat (sea legs or whatever fridge type they sell in your area). Did not add any salt but did add 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/12/2017
I was looking for another recipe to use crab meat other than crabcakes. This is an elegant entrée which is easy to make. I made it for my wife's birthday. I made 2 small changes. So as not to break up the crab meat, I waited to add it to the sauce until the very end and then gently stirred it. I also added 1 tbs of sherry to the sauce. I now may make this for the family on Christmas. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
02/28/2013
It was ok I used what I had in hand which was the imitation crab meat I'll try it again with actual crab meat next time Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/24/2016
I added cheese with the bread crumbs. Was good that way Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/30/2013
My family loved this recipe. I was looking for something different to do with crab besides crabcakes. This one will be going in my recipe box to make again. Delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/27/2016
This was exactly what I was looking for. This recipe gives you all the great taste of the lump crab that you paid for with just subtle flavors as an accent. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/15/2017
We loved this recipe. Read More