- Preparation and cooking time
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- Serves 1
Nice and Easy - Starter or Snack
- 1 shallot, finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tsp salted butter, plus a few bits extra for browning
- 50 ml sherry
- 1 cooked crab, in the shell
- 1 handfuls finely chopped parsley
- 1 handfuls fresh breadcrumbs
- 1 small handfuls parmesan
- STEP 1Gently fry the shallot and garlic in butter until softened. Pour in the sherry and bring to a simmer.
- STEP 2Add the crab meat, reserving the shell. Warm through for 4-5 minutes then stir in the parsley.
- STEP 3Spoon the mixture back into the crab shell. Sprinkle the top with breadcrumbs and grate over a little parmesan and add a grind of black pepper. Place a few dots of butter on top.
- STEP 4Put under a hot grill for 1-2 minutes to crisp the bread and melt the cheese.
- STEP 5Serve with toast.