Chicken stuffed with crab
Chicken Crab Fish Poultry
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:49:49 AM. Recipe ID 11261. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Chicken stuffed with crab
Categories: Cheese/eggs, Fish, Harned 1994, Main dish, Poultry
Yield: 8 Servings
8 Chicken breast halves
-- skinned and boned
3 tb Butter
1/4 c All-purpose flour
3/4 c Milk
3/4 c Canned chicken broth
1/3 c Chablis or other dry white
1/4 c Onion; chopped
1 tb Butter; melted
7 1/2 oz Fresh lump crabmeat
-- drained and flaked
3 oz Can sliced mushrooms
10 Saltine crackers; crushed
2 tb Fresh parsley; chopped
1/2 ts Each salt and pepper
1 c Swiss cheese (4 oz.)
1/2 ts Paprika
Place chicken between 2 sheets of wax paper; flatten to 1/4"
thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Set aside.
Melt 3 tb. butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour,
stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually
add milk, chicken broth and wine; cook over medium heat, stirring
constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Set sauce aside.
Saute onion in 1 tb. butter in a large skillet until tender. Add
crabmeat, sliced mushrooms, cracker crumbs, parsley, salt and pepper;
stir well. Add 2 tb reserved sauce, stirring well.
Top each chicken breast half with 1/4 cup crabmeat mixture. Fold long
sides of chicken over crabmeat mixture; fold ends over, and secure
with wooden picks.
Place chicken rolls, seam side down, in a 13 x9 x 2" baking dish. Top
with remaining sauce. Cover and bake at 350 F. for one hour, or
until chicken is done. Uncover and sprinkle chicken with shredded
Swiss cheese and paprika. Bake an additional 2 minutes or until
cheese melts. Remove wooden picks and serve chicken immediately.
Recipe from Jan Inman in _More Memoirs of a Galley Slave_ by The
Kodiak Fishermen's Wives Association/Kodiak, AK. In _America's Best
Recipes: A 1990 Hometown Collection_. Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House,
Inc., 1990. Pg. 250. ISBN 0-8487-1009-6. Electronic format by Cathy
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