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Crabby for Crepes

In our house we love seafood.
Our ultimate favorite is crab and shrimp.This dish combines both.
This is elegant enough to serve for a celebratory meal. .
I made it for Father's Day brunch. This recipe makes 8 , 10" inch crepes.

Baked Oven Seafood Crepes with a White Wine Cream Sauce

Preheat oven to 350 F.


Crepes

* 1/2 cup flour
* 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup warm water
* 2 eggs
* 2 tbsp melted butter or vegetable oil
* 1/2 tsp salt


Combine above ingredients in a bowl and whisk until mixed .
Spray a small nonstick pan with cooking spray and heat medium high. when hot pour in about 3 tbsp of batter ..swirl pan until coated. Cook until sides start to lift slightly then flip over with fingers or spatula.
When lightly brown invert on to a plate.Place cooked crepes between sheets of wax paper to keep them from sticking together. Repeat process until batter is gone. Keep crepes warm.

Seafood Filling

* 1 can crab meat drained
* 1 cup cooked peeled shrimp diced
* 2 tbsp. sour cream
* 2tbsp mayonnaise
* 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese (I used mozzarella)
* 2tbsp finely diced onion
* parsley, dill, pepper and salt to taste


In a small bowl combine above ingredients using only 1/2 cup of cheese.
place 2tbs of filling on crepe and roll up and place in greased 9x12 pan.
Repeat process placing crepes side by side.
Sprinkle other cup of shredded cheese over top. Cover with foil. Bake for 20 min. Remove foil for last 10 if you want a crisp finish.

While crepes are in oven make sauce.

White Wine Cream Sauce

* 2 tbsp vegetable oil.
* 1/2 cup flour
* 1 cup evaporated milk
* pinch of mustard powder
* good splash of white wine
* tsp parsley
* salt and pepper


Place tbsp oil in small sauce pan and heat on medium. Add flour, whisk to make a roux. Slowly pour in milk while whisking. Simmer on med low heat while stirring till thickened. Add wine and seasonings to taste . Ladle sauce over crepes on plate. Serve immediately.

Wine Suggestion: Champagne



Cheers!






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