• Ingredients: 25
  • Serves: 8
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Bake: 50 min

Deviled crab with special equipment: 8 scallop shells** or 3-oz shallow baking dishes. To make this deviled crab for 8 persons you will need 30 min for preaparation and 50 min for baking.

Ingredients

  • Special equipment: 8 scallop shells** or 3-oz shallow baking dishes

Cookie crust

  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Pecan topping

Nectarines and glaze

  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tbsp. water

For the rub (optional)

For the barbecue

Directions

  1. Step 1 Melt butter in a 10-inch heavy skillet over moderate heat until foam subsides, then cook onion and celery, stirring, until softened, about 2 minutes.

    For this step you will need

  2. Step 2 Coarsely crush saltines with your hands in a large bowl. Stir in onion mixture, Sherry, cayenne, and salt, then fold in crab.

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Nutrition information

Calories 171 Carbohydrates 4 g (1%)
Fat 12 g (19%) Protein 11 g (21%)
Saturated Fat 7 g (37%) Sodium 338 mg (14%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g Fiber 0 g (1%)
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g Cholesterol 86 mg (29%)