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Ms. Lucy’s Classic Cajun Culture & Cooking:Ms. Lucy's Crab Meat Au Gratin

Crab Meat Au Gratin


  • 2/3 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 5 1/3 ounce can evaporated milk
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 cups lump crab meat
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped or minced
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 2 tablespoons paprika


Sauté onion and bell pepper, in margarine or butter. Slowly stir in flour, stirring constantly. Slowly stir in evaporated milk, stirring constantly. Add salt and pepper to taste, crab meat and parsley. Pour into individual foil crab shells or a casserole dish which has been sprayed with PAM. Sprinkle cheese and paprika over the top of casserole. Bake at 350 degrees until hot and bubbly about 20 minutes. Serves 6.

Crab Meat Au Gratin