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Ingredients: 1 lb. Maryland jumbo lump blue crabmeat (de-shelled) ½ cup sherry 1 cup onion, small dice ½ cup celery, small dice 1/2 lb. butter ½ cup flour 2 tbs. Worcestershire sauce 1 tb. Tabasco sauce 2 quarts ½ and ½ Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
Method: 1. In large pot, put ½ of the butter (1/4 lb.), onions, and celery. Add salt and pepper to taste. Sweat until translucent and tender. 2. Add flour, then cook out until blond in color and a smooth consistency is achieved. 3. Add Worcestershire and Tabasco. 4. Add sherry, then reduce. Once reduce, add ½ and ½ . 5. Add crab meat, and bring up just to almost a boil, but do not boil. 6. Add in remaining butter at the end to enrich. 7. Check the seasoning of salt and pepper. And serve.