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Rating: 3.9/5 (14 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dinner
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Cook Method: Stove
Difficulty: Medium
Cuisine: American
     Serving Size: 4 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 415
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 12g
Unsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 138mg
Sodium 1159mg
Total Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 29g
Vitamin A  81%Vitamin C  5%
Calcium  20%Iron  4%
Potassium  21%Vitamin E  7%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Crab (or Lobster) in Champagne Sauce

Date Added: July 10, 2012


4 Cups Water
3 Tablespoons Butter
1 1/2 Cups Half & Half
1 Onion thinly sliced
1/2 Cup Flour
1/2 Teaspoon Pepper Freshly Ground
2 Carrots chopped
1/2 Pound Fresh Mushrooms sliced
1 Teaspoon Salt coarse
2 Celery chopped
1 Lobster lobster tail ( if useing crab or shrimp see note)
1 Champagne
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1.Place seafood in a Dutch oven or large saucepan add water, onion, carrots, celery, salt and pepper.

2.Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low: cover and simmer gently 1 hour until lobster shell is pink.

3.Remove lobster from pot remove shell. Cut into 1 inch piecies . Strain broth , return to heat and reduce to 1 1/2 cups.

4.Blend flour with 1/2 cup half and half . Gradually add to broth and stir until smooth, add remaining half and half . Cook stirring cinstantly until cream sauce boils and thickens.

5.Saute mushrooms in butter until tender.

6.Gently stir in mushrooms, seafood and champagne.

7.Simmer 1 hour, serve over toast cutouts or over Fettuccine noodles.
NOTE: if using crabmeat, or shrimp , add 2 cups of clam juice, plus 2 cup of water instead of 4 cups water,reduce simmer time to 1/2 hour

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is high in Vitamin A with 81% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Shellfish, Butter, Gluten, Mushroom, Sulfites, Alcohol, Celery, Onion allergies.
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