Deviled Crab Quiche Recipe

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400''F. (205''C.). In a bowl, combine flour, salt and chili seasoning. Cut in margarine and lard until mixture resembles bread crumbs. Add cheese and mix well. Stir in cold water and mix to form a fairly firm dough. Knead gently on a floured surface and roll out pastry. Set a 10" flouted flan pan with a removable bottom on a baking sheet. Press pastry into flutes and trim edge neatly. Prick base with a fork. Line pastry with waxed paper and fill with dried beans.

Step 2

Bake 15 minutes. Remove waxed paper and beans and bake 5-10 minutes more or until dry and lightly golden. Fry bacon 3 minutes. Add onion; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; mix with crabmeat. Spoon mixture into flan shell. Whisk eggs, half-and-half, mustard, cayenne and salt. Pour into flan shell. Bake 30-35 minutes or until set and lightly golden. Garnish with tomato and parsley, if desired, and serve warm or cold.

Things You'll Need

  • 2c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2ts Chili seasoning
  • 1/4c Cold margarine, diced
  • 1/4c Lard, diced
  • 1/2c Finely grated Cheddar cheese
  • 3tb Cold water
  • 6sl Bacon, chopped
  • 2 Onion, chopped
  • 4oz Crabmeat, flaked
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2/3c Half-and-half
  • 1/2ts Mustard powder
  • 1/4ts Cayenne pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Tomato slices (opt)
  • Italian parsley sprigs (opt)

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