Thursday, March 12, 2009

Seafood Casserole

I promised back in December that I would post my mother's wonderful seafood casserole recipe once I got it. It took some time, but here it is!! Sorry for the wait. It's expensive to make but totally worth it!

What you’ll need
2 Cup chopped onion and 2 Cups chopped Celery (Brown in butter and add salt & pepper)
3 Tbsp Butter
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp pepper

5 Cups milk if you want a less fat content use skim milk
3/4 Cup Flour
1 lb. cheese slices again, you can even use fat free cheese slices
1 lb. shrimps
10 oz. lobster (I use a can of frozen knuckles and claws)
1/2 lb. crab meat
3/4 lb. scallops
1/2 lb. cod or any white fish

What to do
Cook scallops, cod, and shrimp in the lobster liquid.(If your shrimp are already cooked don't cook them again just add to the milk mixture when you add the other fish. Add 3 cups of milk to the onion and celery and heat , then add cheese and melt. I keep stirring and add a few slices at a time.Then take flour and wisk into remainig milk and add to the cheese mixture. Stir constantly until it thickens and starts to bubble. Remove from heat and add the shrimp, lobster, scallop, crab and white fish. Pour into a Pam sprayed 5L casserole. Top with crushed cracker crumbs. Heat in a 325 to 350 degree F oven until bubbling.


An ostrich named Sam said...

Thank for posting this Rachelle! I made it for supper last night and it was so yummy.

Rachelle said...

You're very welcome! I'm glad you enjoyed it. it's been a staple at my mom's since I was a kid. So sorry it took me so long to post it!

An ostrich named Sam said...

HI Rachelle, I figure I spent 25.00 total to make the seafood casserole. I watched the sales and bought all the seafood on sale! I froze the last portion to have later on. Thanks again!

Anonymous said...

Hello! Long time no talk! Happy Holidays!!!

I am making this for my hubby and 2 year old for our New Year's Eve dinner! I can't wait! I only have one question, what type of cheese do you get?

Hope all is well!
Celine :)

Rachelle said...

Hey Celine! great to hear from you! Just use regular orange cheese slices.