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crab butter sauce on top of beef tenderloin

Chesapeake Crab Butter Sauce

Cook Time: 8 minutes
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Butter Sauce, Chesapeake Crab
Servings: 8
Calories: 180kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Jumbo Lump Crabmeat
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • 2 tsp Old Bay
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Parsley
  • 1 tbsp Minced Shallot
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Cream

Instructions

  • over medium heat saute garllic and shallots in 2 tbsp of butter until garlic and shallots have softened. then add in heavy cream and reduce by half
  • Turn heat to low and then begin whisking in butter 2 tbsp at a time until the sauce is smooth. finally gently fold in the crabmeat, avaid breaking up the lumps as much as possible. finish off the sauce with the parsley. Sauce is complete as soon as the crabmeat is warmed. Do not raise heat or butter will seperate from the sauce

Nutrition

Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 579mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 531IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg
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