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Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 30 mins

Use fresh seafood and take the time to make it it's worth it! Rich comfort food! Serve with a loaf of crisp french bread and a light bowl of fresh greens!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy skillet, saute the onion and the pepper in 1/2 cup of olive oil.
  2. Cook until tender.
  3. Mix in 1/2 cup of the flour, and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in crabmeat, remove from heat, and set aside.
  5. In a large Dutch oven, bring the water to a boil.
  6. Add the shrimp, scallops and flounder, and simmer for 3 minutes.
  7. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid, and set the seafood aside.
  8. In a heavy saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter over low heat.
  9. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup flour.
  10. Cook and stir constantly for 1 minute.
  11. Gradually add the milk and chicken broth plus the 1 cup reserved cooking liquid.
  12. Raise heat to medium; cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  13. Mix in the shredded Cheddar cheese, Sherry, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and hot sauce.
  14. Stir in cooked seafood, mushrooms and parsley.
  15. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  16. Lightly grease one 9x13 inch baking dish.
  17. Press crabmeat mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  18. Spoon the seafood mixture over the crabmeat crust, and sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese.
  19. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
  20. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

5 5

I cut this down to 4 servings and baked it in a 9 inch square pan. I also omitted the flounder and added extra shrimp, simply because we like the shrimp best. This is very rich and delicious! You're right Rita, all you need with this is a salad and a nice crusty bread!! Well.....maybe a nice glass of white wine... :-) YUM!!

5 5

I have been on a seafood crave lately and am so glad I invested the time in making this recipe. The sauce was very rich and creamy and complimented the seafood quite well. Salad, bread and a glass of white wine rounded it out to make the perfect meal. Thanks Rita, this one is extra-special.