Brunch Crab Imperial


Ingredients for Crab Imperial Filling


1. For the Crab Imperial filling, pick over crab meat removing any shell or cartilage.

2. In a medium heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; add carrots, celery, parsley, and nutmeg.

3. Cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender. Add pepper and salt, mixing well.

4. Stir in heavy cream; reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Add crab meat, mixing gently.

1. In a large heavy skillet or saucepan, poach eggs in simmering water and vinegar over medium heat to desired doneness, about 3 minutes.

2. Pan-fry Canadian bacon in a lightly greased medium heavy skillet about 1 minute per side.

3. Arrange a slice of Canadian bacon on each toasted English muffin half.

3. Spoon Crab Imperial over bacon, dividing evenly.

4. Top each with a poached egg and then with hollandaise sauce.

5. Sprinkle each lightly with paprika and serve immediately.