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       Title: Sunburst Crab Muffins
  Categories: Bread muffi, Sandwich, Fish crab
       Yield: 6 Sandwiches
  
     1/2 lb Maryland crabmeat; (8 ozs)
       3    English muffins
            Butter or margarine;
            - for spreading
       1 md Stalk celery
     1/4 c  Mayonnaise
       2 ts Lemon juice
     1/8 ts Lemon and pepper seasoning
     1/8 ts Seafood seasoning
     1/4 c  Sliced almonds; optional
       1 pk Frozen asparagus spears;
            - 10 oz; cooked
       3    American cheese slices;
            - 1 oz each
            Paprika for garnish
  
   Recipe by: The Maryland Seafood Cookbook.
   
   Remove all cartilage from Crabmeat. Split, toast and butter English
   muffins. Finely chop celery. In a bowl, mix celery, mayonnaise, lemon
   juice, seasonings and almonds, if used. Gently mix in Crabmeat. Arrange
   muffin halves on cookie sheet. Divide asparagus spears among muffin halves.
   Cover with crab mixture. Cut each cheese slice diagonally into quarters.
   Place two triangles on each sandwich. Sprinkle paprika over top of each.
   Bake at 400 degrees until cheese melts and becomes bubbly, about 15
   minutes.
   
   Formatted for you by:  Bill Webster
  
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