Recipe for Crazy For You Crab Newburg
Valentine's Day


    Crazy For You Crab Newburg

    Serves 2.

    Delectable crab in a creamy sherry sauce served on a bed of rice

    6 ounces (175 g) white crabmeat
    1/4 pint (150 ml) double cream (heavy cream)
    1 ounce (25 g) butter
    2 egg yolks
    4 tablespoons sherry
    3 ounces (75 g) long grain rice

    Melt the butter in a frying pan then add the crab meat and fry gently for 2 minutes.

    Put the egg yolks and the cream in a bowl and beat together. Stir in the sherry into the crabmeat then slowly stir in the egg and cream mixture. Season with salt and add a pinch of paprika. Cook gently for 5 minutes without boiling.

    Boil the rice in salted water until tender, drain and arrange on warmed serving platter. Arrange the crab mixture in the center of the rice and serve.