Sunday, March 17, 2019

Jumbo Lump Crab Au Gratin



this Jumbo Lump Crab Au Gratin recipe is incredible.   Rich and a bit decadent…and all about the crab.
Pick yourself up some good quality lump crab meat (Gulf crab is amazing) at your local fish market and get ready to impress.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp green onions, sliced save some for garnish
  • 1 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large egg yolks slightly beaten
  • 1 12 oz. can evaporated milk
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Gruyere cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup Fontina cheese, grated
  • 1 lb jumbo lump crab meat picked over for shells and cartilage


Instructions       

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the onion, celery, green onions (white parts), and garlic, and cook, stirring, until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. While the vegetables cook, vigorously whisk the egg yolks and evaporated milk together in a small bowl until well blended; set aside.
  5. Add the flour to the skillet, and blend well into the vegetables to create a white roux; be sure to not let the flour brown. About 2 minutes.
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full recipe here: howtofeedaloon.com