CREAM OF CRAB
- 3 Tbsp. all-purpose
- 1 1-oz. pkg. dry
Hollandaise sauce mix
- 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
- 4 cups half-and-half
- 1/4 cup butter
- 2 tsp. Old Bay
- 1/4 tsp. celery seeds
- 1 cup whipping cream
- 1 1/2 Tbsp. cooking
- 1 lb. Maryland crab
medium bowl, blend flour, Hollandaise sauce mix, and dry
mustard with two cups of half-and-half.
butter over medium heat in a 4-quart saucepan.
add above mixture to melted butter, stirring constantly to
ensure smooth consistency.
mixture begins to thicken, add remaining half-and-half, Old
Bay seasoning, celery seeds, and whipping cream.
to simmer, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low, add crab
meat and sherry.
gently until heated through, and serve.
each bowl with freshly ground pepper to taste.