Among seafood, crab is elegant yet affordable. These easy recipes for crab make any seafood meal special, including crab seafood salad, hot crab dip, and crab rangoon.
Let guests select the heat level of these Southern-style croquettes by adding the piquant sauce to taste.
Natural and processed Swiss cheese make the sauce for this seafood recipe extra smooth and creamy.
When Chesapeake Bay blue crabs are unavailable for this recipe, substitute other sweet, succulent crab meats, such as Dungeness, King, or snow crab. Cook fresh crab meats within 24 hours or use frozen, canned, or pasteurized. Chesapeake Bay blue crabs shed their shells and grow new ones more than 20 times during their life span. During the brief stage right after they molt and before their new shells harden, they are completely edible.
Basil and lemon zest add fresh flavor to the melted butter served with these no-fuss crab legs.
These easy chunky crab cakes get a Southern embellishment and extra crunch with a coating of chopped peanuts.
You can substitute crab-flavored fish (surimi) pieces, flaked, for the cooked shrimp and crab in this delicious breakfast casserole.
Try this simple crab salad topping on toasted ciabatta or French bread for lunch.
This Cajun-style fish is stuffed with crab and shrimp--a hearty, flavorful dinner for seafood lovers.
This appetizer gets it start from purchased crab salad, making it a snap to prepare.
Homemade crab cake appetizers will be the hit at summer parties or holiday entertaining.
This bite-size version of an East Coast classic makes a terrific appetizer for any party.
Special dinners call for an impressive meal. This one shows off a beef tenderloin steak wrapped in bacon and topped with a rice and crabmeat accent.
A breakfast or brunch seafood egg casserole recipe that can be made ahead and baked the next day.
The imitation crabmeat used in this Tex-Mex casserole is also known as surimi and is made commercially by processing and re-forming minced fish to look like crab. It's less expensive than crab and, as a bonus, is lower in cholesterol.
It takes just 30 minutes to make these saucy seafood casseroles.
A green salad and mashed or baked potatoes would round out this tasty surf and turf dinner.