Sunday, September 11, 2016

Louis Hayward's Neptune Newburg

Louis Hayward's Neptune Newburg

4 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup table cream or coffee cream
4 hard-boiled eggs
1 cup flaked shrimp
1 cup flaked crab meat
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
3 egg yolks (beaten)

Melt the butter, blend in the flour, gradually add milk and cream, stirring constantly. Cook about 15 minutes or until same is thickened, stirring occasionally. Add chopped eggs, shrimp, and crab meat, mixed with the lemon juice. Heat thoroughly, add salt and pepper. Before serving add the well-beaten egg yolks, and cook for 2 minutes longer. This may be prepared in a chafing dish or saucepan. Serves eight.

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