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Last updated 5 years ago

A staple on menus all over the Nawlins area, Louisiana cooking doesn't get much better than this!
Crabmeat Au Gratin

This recipe does double duty as a main dish or as a appetizer, served with toasted French bread or crackers.

Makes 6 (1/2-cup) servings.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes



2 tablespoons butter

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

2 tablespoons flour

1 cup milk

1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided

2 teaspoons ZATARAIN'S® Creole Seasoning or 2 teaspoons ZATARAIN'S® Blackened Seasoning

Hot pepper sauce, to taste

1 pound lump or backfin crabmeat


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium-low heat. Add onion and parsley; cook and stir 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add flour; cook and stir until lightly browned. Slowly stir in milk; continue cooking until mixture begins to thicken.

2. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese, Creole Seasoning and hot pepper sauce. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir until cheese is melted. Gently stir in crabmeat. Pour mixture into greased 1-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

3. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until mixture begins to bubble around the edges.


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