Mulate's Crabmeat AuGratin

Main Course

Recipe courtesy of Mulate's Restaurant

Serves 6 to 8

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 lbs jumbo lump crabmeat, picked for shells
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, for topping

 Mulate's Crabmeat AuGratin

Mulate's Crabmeat AuGratin

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In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; sauté for about 10 minutes. Add seasonings, then flour, while stirring constantly. 

Add half-and-half and milk, and bring to a boil. Stir in 1 cup shredded cheese. When the cheese has melted, remove from heat. Add egg yolks; mix well. Fold in crabmeat. Put in buttered gratin dishes. Top each with cheese. 

Bake gratins at 400˚F for about 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.


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