Red Lobster Crab Alfredo

Red Lobster Crab Alfredo

Ready in 45 minutes
7 review(s) averaging 4.9. 86% would make again

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Sweet crabmeat tossed in a Parmesan cream sauce on a bed of linguini.

Make your own creamy, delicious crab alfredo with this Red Lobster copycat recipe. It's easy to make and comes together in minutes for the perfect family meal.

"SO YUMMY! I always order this and was thrilled to find it here! I also did what's suggested and added more milk for a thinner sauce. Crabmeat & cream are divine together, TY for sharing!"

- Corwin26

Ingredients

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4 tablespoons Butter or margarine
4 tablespoons Flour
2 cups Half-and-half cream; (heavy cream If you REALLY feel wicked)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese; (or more to Taste)
Salt and white pepper; (to Taste)
Few grains cayenne pepper; (optional)
6 cooked snow crab meat; (8 oz. size), Cut into chunks
Linguini; cooked al dente

Original recipe makes 6 Servings

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Preparation

Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in the flour, and cook briefly until the mixture looks sandy. Do NOT let it color. Whisk in the half-and-half, and stir until the mixture forms a thick sauce. Stir in the cheese, and season to taste. Simmer for a few minutes to blend the flavors, and stir in the crab meat. Cook JUST until the crab is heated through. Serve over cooked linguini, with additional Parmesan cheese and hot red pepper flakes on the side.

Before some purist jumps me, I KNOW this isn't a classic Alfredo, but it is a very good dish, and remarkably easy to make. Also, the sauce is purposely thick because I like it that way =P, just add more liquid ingredient if you want it thinned!

Notes

This may be varied by substituting cooked lobster meat for the crab, or by adding 36 cooked, peeled and deveined medium shrimp, and about a quarter of a cup of chopped cooked broccoli instead of the crab meat.

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jessi4395 11 month ago
Easy to make and comes out very well.
Jhamm77 1 year ago
SO YUMMY! I always order this and was thrilled to find it here! I also did what's suggested and added more milk for a thinner sauce. Crabmeat & cream are divine together, TY for sharing!
Corwin26 1 year ago
I love this recipe, works great with lobster instead of crab as well
Tux42 2 years ago
Very good. I added milk to thin out some. The family loved it.
jenniferbechert 2 years ago
Very easy and very tasty! Thanks!!
amygarrett 2 years ago
THIS I can make on my own, it's so easy yet fancy-tasting! I don't like things toooo spicey so a few grains of cayenne was just right. Gonna keep this one!
ThePuck 3 years ago
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