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Potted Crab

This recipe is in categories Edwardians and WW1, Picnic, Starters,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: 1
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 2 minutes
Number of servings: 4
Serving suggestions: Serve with cold, crispy brown toast.

Rich Edwardians had plenty of leisure time and loved nothing better than to have picnics. Potted crab was a favourite for picnics.


Making and cooking it
  1. Gently melt the butter over a low heat
  2. Add the tabasco. lemon zest, lemon juice, nutmeg and salt and pepper to taste
  3. Stir in the crabmeat and cook for a further minute
  4. Spoon the mixture into 4 ramekins or 4 small bowls and chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours