Crab Bake Royale
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Serves: 6
This is a very rich casserole, so this should be plenty for 6 people. Serve it with a big salad and crusty french rolls!
  • 1 can (7½ oz.) crab meat, or 1 package (6 oz) frozen
  • 1 can (4½ oz.) shrimp
  • 4 sliced hard-cooked eggs
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup sliced ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • ¾ teaspoons salt
  • dash pepper
  • ½ cup buttered crumbs and parsley for garnish
  1. Drain and slice canned crab, reserving whole leg piece for garnish if desired. or, defrost, drain and slice frozen crab.
  2. Drain shrimp.
  3. Combine crab and shrimp with remaining ingredients, except buttered crumbs and parsley.
  4. Place mixture in shallow, buttered, baking dish. Sprinkle buttered crumbs on top. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees 25-30 minutes.
  5. Garnish with crab leg and parsley. Makes 6 medium size servings.
  6. Note: don't use too big of a casserole dish because the mixture should be at least 2" deep.)
Recipe by The Rowdy Baker at