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Alaska Crab Etouffee

Type: Fish, Shellfish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 lbs 908g / 32ozAlaska crab legs - thawed if necessary (King, Snow or Dungeness crab)
1/4 cup 59mlVegetable oil
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozChopped onion
1 cup 110g / 3.9ozChopped celery stick
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozChopped green bell pepper
2 teaspoons 10mlMinced garlic
2   Bay leaves
1/2 cup 118mlClam juice
1 tablespoon 15mlFlour
2 tablespoons 30mlFinely-chopped fresh parsley
3 tablespoons 45mlChopped green onion
  Salt - to taste
  Cayenne pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Remove Alaska crab meat from shell; cut into bite-size pieces. Place oil in a large skillet. Add onion, celery and bell pepper; saute over medium-high heat until soft (approximately 10 to 12 minutes). Add garlic and bay leaves; reduce heat.

Combine 1/2 cup water and clam juice; add flour and mix together well. Pour clam juice into skillet with onion and bell pepper and stir until the mixture starts to thicken. Add Alaska crab meat, parsley and green onion. Cook 5 minutes or until mixture is heated through.

Remove the bay leaves. Taste, adding cayenne pepper and salt as needed. Serve over rice or a Southern favorite; beans and rice.

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