Crab Gratin Made in a Crab Shell

Crab Gratin Made in a Crab Shell

Packed with crab meat, and creamy. Enjoy while piping hot.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Flaked crab meat
130 g
50 g
300 ml
Heavy cream
50 ml
20 g
Cake flour
25 g
Soup stock granules
1 teaspoon
Salt and pepper
a small amount
to taste
Pizza cheese
to taste
Fresh parsley
to taste
Crab shells


1. Slice the onion thinly. Boil macaroni in salted water.
2. Put butter in a pan, and sauté the onion. When it has wilted, scatter cake flour, mix together lightly, and turn the heat down to low.
3. When the flouriness is gone, add the milk little by little while mixing. Continue mixing until the milk is thickened, then add the soup stock granules.
4. When the sauce comes to a boil add the cream, crab meat and macaroni. Season with salt and pepper.
5. Put the mixture into the crab shells. Make lines on top with the mayonnaise, and scatter on pizza cheese.
6. Put the crab shells on a baking sheet, and bake in a 480°F/250°C oven until browned.
7. Scatter with parsley and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I had crab shells, so I wanted to use them for something. You can of course use gratin plates for this delicious crab gratin.