Crab (22 recipes)

Crab Recipes

Ara's Shrimp Dip

Ara's Shrimp Dip

 

Having a party?  This is a great recipe because you can make it a week ahead of time and have it ready at the last minute.  It can also be frozen for later use.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Dressings, Dips & Spreads, Crab, Shrimp

Baltimore Crab Cakes

Baltimore Crab Cakes

 

I would only use canned crabmeat if I wasn't privileged to fresh crab.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

 

 

Photo: 
Creative Commons Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License   by  Ben Sutherland 


Category:  Hors D'Oeuvres, Crab, Fried or Sauteed

Boiled Crabs

Boiled Crabs

 

Excellent, excellent recipe.  No changes.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

 

 

Photo: 
Creative Commons Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License   by  Ty Nigh 

Category:  Cajun, Crab, Boiled

Buster's Famous Creole Gumbo

Buster's Famous Creole Gumbo

 

Buster had a great idea for this gumbo.  It is chock full of all kinds of good stuff.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Pork, Crab, Shellfish, Shrimp, Chicken, Gumbo
Cooking time: 1h 30m

Corn And Crabmeat Soup (Acadian)

Corn And Crabmeat Soup (Acadian)

 

Take advantage of the summer time when fresh corn is available. You can use either the fresh yellow corn or the fresh white corn.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

 

 

Photo: 
Creative Commons Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic License   by  KimManleyOrt 

Category:  Crab, Soup

Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

 

When purchasing crabmeat I usually end up with a combination of the claw and the body meat which is fine for making crabcakes. The main thing to remember is use a lot of crab and not overpower it with

Category:  Hors D'Oeuvres, Crab, Deep Fried

Crab Meat A L'Espagnol

Crab Meat A L'Espagnol

 

If not serving on crisp buttered toast, I would just put it in a bowl and have nice firm crackers for people to spread it on. Make it a self serve appetizer.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Hors D'Oeuvres, Dressings, Dips & Spreads, Crab

Crab Okra Gumbo

Crab Okra Gumbo

 

If you're not into using lard you can substituted with a light olive oil are canola oil. I think the lard adds more flavor, but it's not what everyone likes to use.  

This is also a gluten-free gumbo.

Category:  Soups and Gumbos, Crab, Okra

Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

 

If you don't feel like stuffing 20 mushrooms and want to make an impression, I would use the large portobello mushrooms to make this recipe. I think two may suffice depending on how large they are. Als

Category:  Creole, Hors D'Oeuvres, Crab, Microwave, Roasted

Crabmeat au Gratin

Crabmeat au Gratin

 

During crab season take advantage and make this recipe.  If fresh crab is not available use a good-quality canned crab.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Crab

Crabmeat Mornay

Crabmeat Mornay

 

If fresh crab meat is not available, purchase a good quality canned crab meat.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Hors D'Oeuvres, Crab, Cheese

Crabmeat Souffle

Crabmeat Souffle

 

Being that I'm not good at soufflés, mine just sink in the middle like a deflated volcano.  But, if you are a fine hand at soufflé making, this is a really tasty recipe.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Crab, Cheese, Baked, Eggs