Crab Cake Sauce
If you're making crab cakes, you need a crab-cake sauce. For dipping or drizzling, these easy seafood recipes for crab-cake sauce offer the extra zing you expect, including remoulade and lemon cream fraiche.
This Maryland specialty, pan-fried patties of crab meat coated with bread crumbs and flavored with lively seasonings, is quick to make.
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.
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.