Saturday, May 31, 2008

Crab & Cucumber Savouries

Crab and Cucumber Savouries
serves 6

1 large cucumber, seeded if
necessary and diced
50g/2oz low-fat spread
225g/8oz button mushrooms, sliced
2 teaspoons plain flour
150ml/5fl oz fish stock, made with 1/2 stock cube
1 tablespoon dry sherry
75ml/3fl oz low-fat single cream
175g/6oz canned cooked white crabmeat
salt and freshly ground black pepper

• Boil the cucumber in lightly salted water for 3 minutes, then drain well. In the same pan, melt the lowfat spread. Cook the mushrooms, stirring, for 2 minutes.
• Add the cucumber, cover and cook over a gentle heat for 2 minutes.
• Stir in the flour, remove from the heat and, while still stiriring, add the stock, sherry and cream.
• Return to the heat, bring to the boil and cook for 2 minutes, stirring.
• Add the crabmeat, and season with salt and pepper.
• Heat through, then spoon into six serving dishes. Serve hot.

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