Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Terrace Crab Pie

Terrace Crab Pie
serves 6

25g/1oz butter
100g/4oz onion, sliced into rings
100g/4oz celery, chopped
150g/5oz cooked crabmeat
150g/5oz Cheddar cheese, grated
23cm/9in unbaked pastry shell
3 eggs
50ml/2fl oz single cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

• Preheat the oven to 200°C/ 400°F/Gas mark 6.
• In a frying pan, melt the butter and sauté the onion and celery until the onion is soft and golden. Spoon alternate layers of the crabmeat,cheese and onion mixture into the pastry shell.
• In a bowl, beat together the eggs, cream, salt and pepper. Pour into the pastry shell over the other ingredients. Bake in the oven for30–40 minutes until set. Serve hot.

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