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Seafood Crêpes


Seafood Crêpes

Seafood Crêpes

Yield

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

Basic Crêpes
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3 cup finely chopped shallots or sweet onion
2 tablespoons dry vermouth
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons milk, divided
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)
8 ounces (1-1/2 cups) cooked peeled and deveined shrimp, coarsely chopped
8 ounces (1-1/2 cups) lump crabmeat or imitation crabmeat
2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives or green onion tops
3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Prepare Basic Crêpes. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt butter over medium heat in medium saucepan. Add shallots; cook and stir 5 minutes or until shallots are tender. Add vermouth; cook 1 minute.
  3. Add flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually stir in 1-1/2 cups milk and hot pepper sauce, if desired. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir 1 minute or until mixture thickens.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in shrimp and crabmeat. Reserve 1/2 cup seafood mixture.
  5. To assemble crêpes, spoon about 1/4 cup seafood mixture down center of each crêpe. Roll up crêpes jelly-roll style. Place seam side down in well-greased 13X9-inch baking dish.
  6. Stir chives and remaining 2 tablespoons milk into reserved seafood mixture. Spoon seafood mixture down center of crêpes; sprinkle cheese evenly over top.
  7. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through. Serve immediately.

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