Pancakes with crab meat and Madeira sauce recipe

Pancakes with crab meat and Madeira sauce recipe

In many places of South Africa, summer is also rainy season, hence pancakes are a popular breakfast food. Even while our pancakes are similar to the original French crêpes, there are wonderful ways to elevate them. For a memorable breakfast, try these pancakes topped with crab meat and Madeira sauce, which combines two delicious European flavours.

Pancakes with crab meat and Madeira sauce suggestions

Although it isn’t included in the instructions below, we also have a recipe for light and airy pancakes that pairs well with the crab and Madeira sauce filling. While the pancake batter is resting, prepare the crab meat. It just takes a few minutes to cook. The mildness of the creamy sauce pairs well with the shellfish. Pancakes flambéed in brandy will bring the party to a whole new level.

Will you be getting together with friends this weekend for a delicious brunch? Pancakes with crab meat and Madeira sauce are a delicious way to merge the flavours of French and Portuguese cuisines.

Pancakes with crab meat and Madeira sauce for a special brunch

Pancakes with crab meat and Madeira sauce recipe

Recipe by Gary Dunn

Course: Brunch

Cuisine: French, Portuguese

Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 4 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 340g fresh cooked crab meat

  • 3 tbsp. butter

  • 2 tbsp. Madeira wine

  • Tabasco sauce

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 tbsp. cream

  • 3 shallots, chopped

  • 1 tsp chives, chopped

  • 1 cup bechamel / white sauce

  • salt

Method

  • Heat butter in pan, add shallots. Heat for 1 minute. Mix in crab meat, heating 1 minute longer.
  • Add remaining ingredients, mixing gently until all is thoroughly blended, 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove-from heat and put equal portions in centre of 8 thin crapes/pancakes.
  • Fold and lay on greased platter.
  • Put in 232°C oven for about 2 minutes or until thoroughly warm.
  • When ready to serve can be flambé with brandy.
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