Crab Crepes With Lemon Caper Sauce

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    Crab Crepes With Lemon And Caper Sauce


    For The Crepes

    2 Eggs

    1/2 Cup Cream

    1/4 Cup Milk

    1/2 Cup Plain Flour

    30 gms ( 1oz) Butter

    Pinch Of Salt

    For The Filling

    125 gms (4 oz) Ham

    1 Onion

    1/2 Red Capsicum

    1 Clove Garlic

    30 gms (1 oz) Butter

    1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil

    1 185gm (6.5 oz) Can Of Crab Meat

    I Tablespoon Brandy

    Lemon And Caper Sauce

    1Cup Water

    1 Chicken Stock Cube

    125 gms (4 oz) Butter

    1 Egg Yolk

    2 Teaspoons Cornflour

    2 Teaspoons Water

    3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice

    2 Teaspoons Chopped Capers

    Salt And Pepper.


    Make The Filling-

    Heat the butter and the oil in a saucepan,add the peeled and finely chopped onion,crushed garlic and finely chopped capsicum to pan and cook 5 minutes,add the finely sliced ham and drained crab meat ,cook a further 2 minutes ,remove from heat and add the brandy.Set aside while you make the crepes.

    In a large bowl add sifted flour,make a well in the centre,add lightly beaten eggs,cream and milk,mix till well combined,melt the butter and beat it in the mixture,let stand 1 hour.

    Lightly oil a large heavy base frying pan and heat then add a thin layer of the batter 18cm (7in) inn diameter,brown on one side then turn and cook the other side,repeat till all batter is used.(Makes about 8 crepes).

    Divide the filling evenly between the crepes ,roll up enclosing the ends then place the crepes in a greased shallow ovenproof dish in a single layer.bake covered in a moderate oven 15 minutes or till heated through ,serve with the Lemon and Caper sauce-

    Place the water ,crumbled stock cube,butter and lemon juice in a small saucepan ,bring to the boil and stir till the butter melts,reduce heat to low add the combined egg yolk,cornflour and water,stir over a gentle heat and do not allow to boil,add the capers and season with salt and pepper and pour over crepes

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