Hot Crab Sandwiches

Hot crab sandwiches.
  • 1 pound crab meat
  • 1 tablespoon chopped sweet pickle
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 slices white bread
  1. Remove any shell or cartilage from crab meat.
  2. Combine pickle, onion, celery, mayonnaise, seasonings and crab meat.
  3. Combine egg, milk and salt.
  4. Dip one side of each slice of bread in egg mixture.
  5. Place bread in a heavy frying pan which contains about 1/8 inch of fat, hot but not smoking.
  6. Fry at moderate heat until brown on one side.
  7. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Spread plain side of 6 slices of bread with crab mixture; cover with remaining 6 slices of bread.
  9. Place on a well greased cooky sheet, 15-1/2 x 12 inches.
  10. Heat in a moderate oven, 350° F, for 5 to 8 minutes or until heated through.
Serves 6.

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