Crab Imperial Casserole

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Ratings (5)
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 8
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
207 Calories
10g Fat
14g Carbs
15g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The sauce for this tasty crab casserole is a simple white sauce combination, seasoned with a little mayonnaise, vinegar, and dry mustard.

The crab mixture is baked in individual ramekins. The recipe makes 8 small servings, but could easily be halved.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 heaping tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 heaping tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 slice bread, torn
  • 1 pound crab meat

Steps to Make It

  1. Melt butter; stir in flour. Add 1/2 cup milk gradually, stirring. Add salt, mustard, vinegar and Worcestershire sauce; cook until thickened. Cool. Add mayonnaise to sauce.

  2. Moisten crumbs with remaining milk; add to crab. Mix crab mixture with sauce mixture.

  3. Spoon into 8 ramekins. Bake at 350 F for 15 minutes.