Crabmeat Sycamore

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"This is a Christmas Eve tradition in our house. It's rich, delicious, and worth spending the money on the lump crabmeat. It's to-die-for good! Serve with slices of French baguette or sourdough bread for dipping."


1 h servings 265 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings



  • Calories:
  • 265 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 404 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a large casserole dish.
  2. Layer the crabmeat, Swiss cheese, and artichoke hearts in two layers each into the bottom of the prepared casserole dish.
  3. Melt the butter in a skillet. Cook the green onion in the butter until softened. Stir in the flour until smooth. Slowly add the milk while stirring and continue cooking and stirring until thick. Add the sherry, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Pour the sauce over the layers in the casserole dish. Sprinkle breadcrumbs and paprika over the top.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbly, about 30 minutes.
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  1. 7 Ratings


A good start, but I'd make a few changes, use only 2c swiss cheese, more of the sauce to make it creamier and it needed GARLIC to make it a little tastier. I will make it again with the above c...

i made this for christmas eve and the whole family raved about it the lump crab meat was really worth it

Used imitation crab meat in place of lump. Used baby swiss deli slices (cut finely) along with 1 oz of Mozarrella (cut finely) & some soft Muenster cheese (maybe 1/2 oz or less) (scaled down to ...

This was a great recipe, but the proportions were a little off. I used only 1 lb. of crabmeat, 1 1/2 lbs. of swiss cheese, and 1 cup of bread crumbs. Everything else I kept the same. This mad...

This was a lot drier than I expected. It would have been better with a creamer cheese sauce and more sauce.

I love crab and still found this recipe way too fishy for my taste. My husband wouldn't touch it. Maybe cut down on the amount of crab in half. I do plan on making it again with half the amou...