Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Imperial

by 247tasty

It is an American classic dish made by combining crabmeat with a white sauce or mayonnaise-based on the meal. The dish was invented in and around the Chesapeake Bay by the Colonial Americans. You can’t see Crab Imperial on the menu very often, what a shame. A timeless dish made of fresh lump-crab-meat, Crab Imperial. You’ll like how easy it is to almost as much as you love to eat this classic and ideal dish. You can use this dish with your favorite type of crabmeat to mix lobster, shrimp, mushrooms, and fish. And as soon as you taste my crab imperial’s decadent aroma, it will be your favorite recipe for all time.

In Imperial Sauce, egg yolks et seasonings, usually, include Old Bay, which is a mixture of mayonnaise. Serve for an elegant appetizer with crackers or baguette slices. If there’s any remains, it can create an omelet filling. The food provides important vitamins and minerals which encourage good health and can sometimes be part of your diet. There are a few drawbacks to crab food, but the benefits can overcome these dietary hazards and make crab an intelligent addition to your healthy food plan.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Serves: 1


1 pound jumbo lump crabmeat (or lump)
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon sugar
1 heaping teaspoon old bay
1 teaspoon finely chopped Italian parsley
1 large egg lightly beaten
a squeeze of lemon juice


1. For your imperial sauce, mix mayonnaise, egg, sugar, old bay, lemon juice, and parsley.

2. Crabmeat is gently folded into the imperial sauce and crab meat is not broken off. Use ramekins or small prep bowls to place portions in the baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes in 350 ° F oven (top turns golden brown). Just a few minutes before serving, allow to cool down and be more delicious as they cool slightly.

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