Crab Cake Sauce
The best crab cake sauces are creamy concoctions. Try these easy recipes that add a dollop of zing, such as Remoulade, lemon cream, or a crab cake sauce made with Dijon.
This bite-size version of an East Coast classic makes a terrific appetizer for any party.
Crab cakes are a regional favorite in coastal areas across the U.S., especially in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, where blue crabs are plentiful (though other types of crab meat will do just fine). Recipes for how to make crab cakes vary a bit by region, with some versions using significantly more bread crumbs or "fillers" than others. But they all have one thing in common: fresh and delicious crab meat.
These mini crab cakes served with a mayonnaise and caper sauce are an appetizer that's guaranteed to disappear quickly.
Chili powder and cumin season these hot and crispy crab cakes. They're served with a fresh tomato and cilantro sauce.
Knowing how to make a crab salad sandwich is what sets apart a gourmand from a run-of-the-mill cook. Anyone can whip up a tuna melt or a ham and cheese sub, but a crab salad is a lunch that is equally suited to a damask tablecloth or a picnic basket.
Are you in the mood for seafood, but not quite up to a night out at your local crab shack? Maybe it's time to break out the mallets and crackers at home and learn how to cook crab legs right in your own kitchen. Not only do crab legs make for a fun and unique addition to your normal rotation of meals, but preparing them in your oven's broiler is surprisingly simple. You can have them ready in just a matter of minutes.