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Crab Cakes: Perfect Crunchy Munchies to Enjoy the Evening with Friends and Family

Are you feeling famished and want to have something at your disposal in quick time? If yes, crab cakes are for you. Crab cakes are a kind of fish cake and composed of crab meat and other ingredients including bread crumbs, milk, eggs, yellow onions, mayonnaise and seasonings. Sometimes, one can add other ingredients like red or green pepper or pink radishes are also added in the crab cakes. These cakes are sautéed, baked or grilled prior to being served.

Seafood lovers around the world love crab cakes. These snacks have been the hot favourite of people since long. With the virtues of crunchiness, crisp and taste, crab cakes make ideal appetisers for a main course meal or palatable munchies for friends’ get-together. Maine is known to produce best quality crabs in the world, seafood lovers show keen interest in the exotic sea creatures from the Atlantic coasts of Portland.

Considered an American classic, crab cakes go well with a bottle of beer and tender mayo dip. It’s the delectable taste making crab cakes quite popular among gourmands. The Oxford Encyclopaedia of Food and Drink mentions that popularity of crab cakes dates back to the age of early European settlers. These days, crab cakes are regarded as great snacks for the seafood aficionados. The most delicious and classy munchies are prepared from the flesh of blue crab that are produced only at the Atlantic coasts.

You can make crab cakes at your home as well as order online. To prepare it in your own kitchen, you must know all about crab cake recipe, so that preparation remains easy for you.

Take a look at the recipe mentioned below:

crab_cakes • 2 bread slices for white bread crusts

• 1 beaten egg

• 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise

• 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard

• 1 tablespoon of old bay seasoning

• 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce

• 2 tablespoons of butter

• 1 lb of crab meat

Take a bowl and place crab meat into it, check out for any left shells. If there any shells left, pick them out. Now, take another bowl of medium size and add the small bread pieces and crab meat into it. Then, you need to mix the mayonnaise, egg, Worcestershire sauce, old bay and mustard altogether. Keep the meat in lumps without breaking them. Now, you require giving it a patty shape. After that, take a frying pan to heat 2 tbsp of butter. Place the crab cakes and fry it until brown. Each side should be fried for almost 4 minutes. Now, serve the delicious crab cakes with a palatable dip.

You can include spicy sushi mayo as a dip for crab cakes. Here is the recipe for sushi mayo

• 1 tablespoon of sriracha chilli sauce

• 3 tbsp of mayo

• ¼ tsp of soy sauce

• 1 tsp of lime juice

Take a bowl and mix in all the ingredients to prepare a smooth paste. Now, serve the mayo with crab cakes.

Now, enjoy the delicious crab cakes with sushi mayo with your friends and family.

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Health Benefits of Seafood and a Quick Recipe for the Forthcoming Event

The connoisseurs of good food swear by sea foods. The main reasons contributing to the consumption of sea foods are their scrumptious taste and lots of health benefits. Yes, besides being delicious to your taste buds, sea foods can also have positive impacts on your body and mind.

Health benefits of sea foods

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Researches over the years shows that sea foods contains heaps of nutrients and minerals. These nutrients and minerals are quite helpful in brain development and reproduction. Sea foods also play an important role in improving certain health related conditions in the human body.

It is a known fact that seafood-eating population in the Arctic reasons are less prone to the heart related diseases. Doctors and researchers have found a strong link between the sea foods and healthy hearts. A recently carried out study suggests that including a seafood diet once in a week can cut short the chances of heart attacks to half.

Sea foods contain less saturated fat and abundance of Omega-3 fatty acids that help to lower the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in blood. Cholesterol and triglycerides, in excess, increase the chances of heart related diseases.

Perhaps these are the reasons why sea foods are consumed around the world. They are the prime source of animal protein in the body.

Sea foods are highly perishable, handle with care

However, as sea foods are perishable, an improper harvesting, handling, storage or preparation can have food safety risks. People should avoid eating raw or partially cooked sea foods, as they are likely to cause illness. One should also try to avoid catch and eat sea foods on own, as the ones found from lakes, rivers or bays are more likely to get contaminated by environmental pollutants.

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Crabs are one of the most consumes sea foods in the world. They are scrumptious to taste and healthy as well. Most people prefer to include a crab recipe on the special occasions and weekends. Besides, these also make one of the most quick seafood dinner ideas and great culinary dishes.

A spicy Sushi Mayo recipe tastes great with crab cakes, you can include this recipe in the forthcoming party that you are organising to celebrate rendezvous of old-time friends.

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Here is a list of ingredients and preparation method

Ingredients

• Mayo, 3 Tablespoons

• Sriracha chili sauce, 1 Tablespoons

• Lemon/lime juice, 1 teaspoon

• Soy sauce (optional), 1/4 teaspoon

Preparation method

• Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients until smooth

• Serve with jumbo Maine crab cakes

This recipe is prepared by following minimalistic preparation method and has the quality to leave your friends bemused with your culinary skills.