Crab au gratin

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 Crabs
2 tablespoons Butter
8 Fresh mushrooms
2 cups Plain; cooked rice
2 tablespoons Butter
⅓ teaspoon Salt
1 Onion
1½ tablespoon Butter
2 tablespoons Flour
1 cup Milk
2 tablespoons White wine
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
4 Egg yolks
1 tablespoon Parsley flakes

(1) Clean crabs by scrubbing with brush Open crabs by prying open between back and bottom shells. (2) Cut crab legs off bottom shell. Discard end section and cut rest of legs into two pieces with scissors. (3) Melt butter in pan and saut‚ crabs (bottom shells) to remove crab meat. (4) Wash crab back shell, drain, and dry. Saut‚ crab legs in butter. (5) Put crab legs in pan, cover with water, boil for about 10 minutes, and strain soup. (6) Slice fresh mushrooms thinly, saut‚ in butter, and season with salt. Fry cooked rice in butter. (7) Chop onion, saut‚ in butter, add flour and brown. Pour milk over flour making thick sauce. (8) Mix crab meat, mushroom, rice, ½ cup crab soup (5), sauce (7) and white wine in pan and boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. (9) Put stuffing (8) in empty shells, top each with one beaten egg yolk, and bake in 475øF oven for about 10 minutes until golden brown. Place on serving dish and garnish with parsley.

: by Bok Ryou Han

From <Korean Cooking -- Fish, Clam and Oyster Dishes>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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