Here’s a great recipe for Imperial Crab that’s sure to hit the spot.
- 2 pounds crabmeat
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 2 teaspoons chopped pimiento
- 2 teaspoons whole capers
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 6 drops liquid hot pepper sauce
- 8 aluminum or ceramic scallop shaped baking shells
- 8 tablespoons mayonnaise
- paprika for garnish
Remove all cartilage from crabmeat. Place crabmeat in a large bowl.
Mix mayonnaise, pimiento, capers, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and liquid hot pepper sauce together and blend well. Pour over crabmeat and toss lightly.
Divide crabmeat between eight scallop shells and top each shell with one tablespoon mayonnaise. Sprinkle with paprika.
Place shells on cookie sheet or shallow baking pan and bake for 20 minutes in 375-degree oven.