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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Baked Crab Linguine

As promised, I've got another great crab recipe for you... 
If you missed the amazing crab cake recipe from last time, click here!
This linguine recipe is perfect to serve for company, since it's delicious
AND it can be done in advance...
gotta love that!
Baked Crab Linguine
3-4 cups fresh crab meat
8 oz. linguine, uncooked
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup white wine
1/2 low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup water
3 tablespoons flour
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup nonfat sour cream
1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
Topping:
1/4 cup bread crumbs
2 Tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated


Step 1:
Cook 8oz. of linguine.  Drain and set aside.


Step 2:
Saute 1/4 cup chopped onions in  1 Tablespoon of butter.


Step 3:
  Combine 1 cup white wine
1/2 cup chicken broth
  1/4 cup water
3 T. flour
 1/8 tsp. black pepper
in a bowl and stir to mix.

Step 4:
  (Somehow I forgot to take a picture of this step?)
Add this broth mixture to the onions.
Cook over medium heat until thickened. 
Remove from heat. 

 

Step 5:
In a separate bowl, combine 3-4 cups fresh crab
(In my opinion more crab is always better! Can you see those fresh crab chunks of meat, oh yeah!)
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese and 1/2 cup sour cream. 
Mix gently. (Don't hurt the crab!)


Step 6:
Add the crab mixture to the warm broth mixture.
Mix well.



Step 7:
Add the cooked linguine to the broth and crab mixture.
Mix well.



Step 8:
Coat 9x13 baking dish with non-stick spray.
Pour mixture into dish.
Top with 1/4 cup bread crumbs and 2 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese.

Step 9: 
Cover and place in refrigerator until ready to bake.
OR...bake immediately


 
Step 10:
Bake uncovered at preheated 350 degree oven for 30-50 minutes or until hot throughout.
Serve warm with some sourdough bread and listen to your guests oooh and ahhh!
Serves 6-8 guests 

(Recipe courtesy of my 'amazing' mother-in-law who has taught me everything I know about cooking with fresh food from the sea!)

 

2 comments :

  1. This looks amazing. Your family is so lucky. The closest mine gets to home cooked seafood are fish sticks :)

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  2. Big D and Me ~ that cracked me up ... fish sticks!! too funny ~

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