Creamed Seafood Topping

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 small yellow onion, chopped

1 green bell pepper, chopped

1/2 stick butter

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups half-and-half

1 teaspoon ketchup

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

2 cups homemade or store-bought bread crumbs

1 pound fresh crabmeat

1/2 lemon, juiced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Add 1 tablespoon oil into large saucepan. Saute the onion and green pepper until tender.
  2. Over low heat in a medium saucepan, add butter and flour. Stir together. Slowly add half and half while whisking, about 2 minutes. Add ketchup, mustard and bread crumbs. Mix to combine. Allow to simmer for a few minutes. Add crabmeat and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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