Potted Crab


Put crabmeat into heavy pan with butter, yolks, cream and brandy. Stir over low heat until mixture is well blended and thick. Do not boil, season higly with salt, freshly ground pepper, cayenne and parmesan. Pack into 6 individual cocotte dishes and chill. Make this the day before it is wanted. Serve with hot white toast.


Parmesan Cheese 1 heaped
Brandy 1 tbsp
Thick Cream 2 tbsp
Egg Yolks 3
Butter 3 oz
Crab Meat 8 oz
Salt ?
Pepper ?
Cayenne ?

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I had potted crab at a pub on the weekend and loved it - can't wait to try this recipe. Can you get hold of crab meat at all supermarkets or is it best to go to a fishmongers?
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