Prawn and crab pots

Prawn and crab pots


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About this recipe: A deliciously rich and creamy dish for any seafood lover. Prawns and crab are served with a cheesy cream sauce with a crunchy garlic topping.


Serves: 6 

  • 50g butter
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour
  • 475ml double cream, divided
  • 60g freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 275g cooked crab meat
  • 130g peeled cooked prawns
  • 170g garlic-flavoured croutons
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 60g butter, melted

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt 50g butter. Remove from heat and beat in flour. Pour in 125ml double cream and whisk well, return to heat.
  3. Add cheese and stir until creamy. Remove from heat and pour in remaining cream. Stir in sherry, paprika, crab meat, and prawns. Spoon mixture into 6 large individual ramekins.
  4. In a food processor or liquidiser, blend together croutons and parsley. Top each filled ramekin with crouton mixture. Drizzle melted butter over the top.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes or until top is browned and bubbly.

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