Txangurroa Labean

Baked Stuffed Crab

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Preparation info

  • 6

    Medias Raciones
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

THEY SAY ONE MAN’S TRASH IS ANOTHER MAN’S TREASURE. EVEN THOUGH THERE ARE REGULAR FERRIES BETWEEN THE SOUTH OF ENGLAND AND BILBAO, IT WAS FUNNY SEEING CRABS IN THE SAN SEBASTIÁN MARKET THAT WERE CAUGHT IN ENGLAND. WHILE THE ENGLISH ADORE DOVER SOLE, COD AND SCAMPI, THEY DON’T SEEM TO SHARE THE BASQUES’ LOVE OF CRABS. THIS IS A CLASSIC DISH — A WHOLE CRAB STUFFED WITH ITS OWN FLESH, ENRICHED IN A SAUCE AMERICAINE, COVERED WITH BREADCRUMBS AND GRATINÉED. SOUNDS FRENCH, BUT THIS IS A TRUE BASQ