Perhaps you remember a delicious dish called the Cancun by one restaurant.  It is a seafood enchilada covered in cheese
Time: 50-60 minutes (this will vary)
Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes (
ovens are different-observe)
Serves: 6 (you can cut the recipe in half for 3)
Note: You can try substituting this item with cream of shrimp or other cream soups.  But if you want the original flavor, you need actual

lobster base

. (you can get this at a specialty shop or online). Note: It is relatively inexpensive, pretty quick delivery, and doesn't need refrigerated (order a brand that doesn't) until you open it!

Seafood Enchiladas

with Spanish Rice and Salad

Don't forget a strawberry beverage and corn chips!
That ol' restaurant taste!
Use the brands you like!
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Here is a


if you would like to prepare it at home!
Mmmmmmm! Enchiladas
Preparing the Sauce and Crab Stuffing
1-melt butter in a 2 quart saucepan over medium heat

2-add flour

3-cook and stir for 5 minutes(should have a nutty aroma)

½ tsp white pepper

5-stir in 2 tbsps lobster base and cook for an additional minute

6-add milk and wine

7-add 2 oz. of the cheese

8-continue to cook until it thinkens
(watch this carefully)
1-lightly chop the

flaked imitation crab

2-combine with


in a medium size bowl

3-add 1
½ cups of cold sauce

4-mix thoroughly
Salad and Spanish Rice
Diced tomato, lettuce, green onions
Prepare the


Prepare the

Spanish Rice

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6 tablespoons butter (use unsalted)-the lobster base is very salty
½ cup flour
½ teaspoon white pepper
2 tablespoons lobster base
(See note: VERY Important)
Note: Some brands claim less salt ( e.g., one base claims to have 1/3 less salt than ordinary bouillon.)
½ cups 2% milk
1 cup dry white wine (Sauvignon blanc)
8 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese--Monterey/cheddar mix has a good taste
(see top photo)
1 (4 ounce) can tiny shrimp
2 (8 ounce) packages (flake style) imitation crabmeat (not the real stuff)[it's actually Alaskan   pollack).  Real crab seems to "dominate" the taste.
10 (6 inch) flour tortillas (old mission restaurant style)
paprika (for garnish)
Seafood Enchilada
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