Deviled Crab

Deviled crab, deviled eggs or deviled clams, all these recipes are made with a strong dash of cayenne pepper or Tabasco sauce.
Ingredients
  • 1 pound crab meat
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter or other fat, melted
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon butter or other fat, melted
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
Instructions
  1. Remove any shell or cartilage from crab meat.
  2. Cook onion in butter until tender.
  3. Blend in flour.
  4. Add milk gradually and cook until thick, stirring constantly.
  5. Add seasonings and lemon juice.
  6. Stir a little of the hot sauce into egg; add to remaining sauce, stirring constantly.
  7. Add parsley and crab meat.
  8. Place in 6 well greased, individual shells or 5-ounce custard cups.
  9. Combine butter and crumbs; sprinkle over top of each shell.
  10. Bake in a moderate oven, 350° F, for 15 to 20 minutes or until brown.
Notes
Serves 6.

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