Delicious Crab Cakes

Did you Know?

Eating crab cakes is part and parcel of any trip to Maryland, where you’ll find them fried and served on bread as sandwiches or baked and broiled as a main dish. Here’s a delicious version you can enjoy at home.

What You Need
2  large eggs or 2  egg substitutes
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
2 tablespoons melted butter
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 package imitation crab or 8 ounces of lump crab
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1 package Simply Organic Ranch Dip Mix
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs then add next four ingredients. Add in crab meat.

In a separate bowl, blend bread crumbs and Ranch Dip Mix. Add dry ingredients to crab meat mix and stir well.

Shape mix into cakes about 3/4-inch thick and 2 to 3 inches in diameter. Place onto greased baking sheet and bake 10 to 15 minutes on each side.

Chef Suggestions
Serve as a meal over fresh leaf lettuce or turn into a sandwich.

As an appetizer, offer a choice of tartar, cocktail sauce or a fruit salsa.

Squeeze extra lime juice on crab cakes once baked.

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Littluns Katie’s Corn and Crab Chowder

What You Need

3 ½ Cups ( 2 cans 14.5 oz.each) chicken broth
1/2 lb potatoes, (peeled and diced)
1 cup baby carrots (cut into 1/4-inch pieces)
1 medium-size onion (chopped)
2 stalks celery (trimmed and diced)
1/2 tsp fresh thyme leaves (chopped)
1/4 tsp Old Bay seasoning
5 ears corn on the cob (husks removed)
1 sweet red pepper (seeded and diced)
                               1 can (12 oz.) evaporated skim milk
                               2 Tbsp cornstarch
                               1/4 tsp salt
                               1 Cup crab claw meat ( okay to use canned pasteurized crab claw meat)
                               Crock pot/ slow cooker
                               Mixing bowl
Let’s Make It! Combine chicken broth, potatoes, carrots, onion, celery, thyme and Old Bay in a large oval slow cooker. Place corn on the cob on top of vegetables. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 6 hours. In a bowl, stir together red pepper, evaporated milk, cornstarch and salt. Uncover slow cooker and remove corn to a cutting board. Stir red pepper mixture into slow cooker, replace cover and cook on either HIGH or LOW for 1 hour. Meanwhile, when cool enough to handle, cut kernels from cobs. Stir corn kernels and crab meat into soup and heat through. Serve warm.

Serves 4-8

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