A traditional casserole with a seafood twist! Fresh crab meat can be substituted for imitation.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup uncooked white rice
- 1 pound crab meat
- 2 (12 ounce) packages frozen shrimp, thawed
- 2 cups mayonnaise
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 2 cups milk
- 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- 10 buttery round crackers, crushed
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 3 quart casserole dish.
In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
Combine crab meat, shrimp, rice, mayonnaise, onion, milk, hot sauce, and almonds in casserole dish. Mix well.
Cover top of casserole with crumbled crackers. Bake, uncovered, in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until casserole is bubbling.