Jaiba al horno (baked crab)

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
50 grams Butter or margarine; (2oz)
1 medium Size onion; chopped finely
5 Sprigs fresh parsley; chopped finely
175 grams White crab meat; fresh, canned or
; frozen (6oz)
2 dashes Tabasco sauce
¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
½ Chicken stock cube
A pinch of ground black pepper
3 tablespoons Tomato pur‚e
2 tablespoons Fine breadcrumbs
4 slices Lemon



Heat the oven to 180øC, 350 øF, Gas Mark 4.

Melt the butter or margarine in a heavy-based frying pan and saut‚ the onion and parsley for 2 minutes.

Drain the crab meat well and add it to the pan, along with the all the other ingredients except for the breadcrumbs and lemon. Fry over a moderate heat, stirring frequently, until the mixture starts to become dry.

Spoon on to well-buttered scallop or crab shells and bake in the oven.

After 15 minutes sprinkle the breadcrumbs on top and return to the oven; when the breadcrumbs are lightly browned it is ready.

Serve hot, garnished with the lemon slices.

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