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Crab Imperial

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crab imperial
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 443 kcal
Crab Imperial is a deliciously easy lump crab recipe. It's one of the most popular recipes that use crab and oh so delicious! Ready in 30 minutes!
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds jumbo lump blue crab meat
  • 2 tablespoons shallots , minced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon flat parsley , minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove , grated
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons bread crumbs , divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a small casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. Combine jumbo lump blue crab meat, shallots, Dijon mustard, parsley, lemon juice, grated garlic, mayonnaise, bread crumbs and fine sea salt in a medium mixing bowl. Toss to combine and do not over mix. You don't want those glorious bits of crab meat to break apart.
  3. Transfer mixture to casserole dish. Top with 2 tablespoons bread crumbs.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until hot. This will depend on how shallow your dish is, the top should be lightly browned.
  5. Serve with additional lemon wedges and enjoy.
  6. If you liked this dish, please come back and let us know how it was!

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Nutrition Facts
Crab Imperial
Amount Per Serving
Calories 443 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 2507mg 104%
Potassium 505mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 43g 86%
Vitamin A 3.1%
Vitamin C 25.1%
Calcium 12.9%
Iron 12.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.