RECIPES

Meeting Street Crab Meat

  • Prep Time

    5min

  • Cook Time

    10min

  • Total Time

    15min

  • Servings

    4

Holiday recipes from Charleston Receipts, the nation’s oldest Junior League cookbook, published in 1950 and now in its thirty-fifth printing.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound white crab meat
  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • 4 tablespoon flour
  • 1/2 pint cream
  • 4 tablespoon sherry
  • 3/4 cup sharp grated cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Step 1

  • Make a cream sauce with the butter, flour and cream.

Step 2

  • Add salt, pepper and sherry. Remove from fire and add crab meat.

Step 3

  • Pour the mixture into a buttered casserole or individual baking dishes.

Step 4

  • Sprinkle with grated cheese and cook in a hot oven until cheese melts. Do not overcook.