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Fresh Lump Crab Meat

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Jul 23rd, 2015

Crab Meat Blog

• Our current supply of Fresh Lump Crab Meat is FRESH product, product of USA!
•Lump Crab meat has it all! Rich, sweet, buttery flavor, that offers substantial health benefits! High-protein, low-calorie and carbohydrate-free food. A 3-oz. serving contains 17.17 g of protein, zero carbohydrates and a modest 86 calories.
•Although crab contains a small amount of fat, the fat is unsaturated, which is considered healthy.
•Crab meat is a natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce risk of heart attack and cancer, improve memory, and help stabilize mood.
•Crab meat is high in cholesterol, with a 3-oz. serving offering up 85 mg. According to the American Heart Association, you should limit your intake to under 300 mg if you have normal LDL levels.
•Crab meat is rich in chromium, which helps to lower glucose levels in the body. Chromium also helps to increase levels of HDL, or “good” cholesterol. This can in turn decrease your risk of strokes and cardiovascular disease.
•Crab is a good source of various antioxidant vitamins & rich in minerals.
•Suggested uses are ingredient in bisques, soups, casseroles and dips. One of our recipes calls for Won Ton Wrappers.

 

OLD BAY Crab Cakes Classic

Ingredients (Prep Time – 10 Minutes, Cook Time – 10  Minutes) – Makes 6 Servings

1 package OLD BAY® Crab Cake Classic® Mix
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 lb fresh or canned crabmeat, drained and cartilage removed
McCormick® Original Tartar Sauce for Seafood

Directions

Mix Crab Cake Mix and mayonnaise in large bowl.
Add crabmeat; toss gently until well mixed.
Shape into 6 patties. Broil or fry 5 minutes per side or until browned, turning once.
Serve with tartar sauce, if desired.

 

 

Baked Crab Rangoon

Ingredients (Prep Time 10 Minutes, Cook Time 20 Minutes) – MAKES 12 SERVINGS

6 oz crabmeat, drained and flaked
4 oz Neufchatel cheese, softened
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
12 won ton wrappers

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Mix crabmeat, cheese, onions and mayonnaise.
Spray 12 medium muffin cups with cooking spray.
Gently place one won ton wrapper in each cup, allowing edges of wrappers to extend above sides of cups.
Fill evenly with crabmeat mixture.
Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown and filling is heated through.
Serve warm. Garnish with chopped green onions, if desired.

 

 

Crab Melt Aways

Ingredients (Prep Time 20 Minutes, Cook Time 5 Minutes) – MAKES 24 SERVINGS 

6 oz crabmeat, drained, flaked (1 can)
5 oz OLD ENGLISH Sharp Pasteurized Process Cheese Spread (1 jar)
2 Tbs butter or margarine, softened
1 Tbs KRAFT Mayo Real Mayonnaise
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp seasoned salt
24 slices cocktail pumpernickel bread, toasted

Directions

Mix all ingredients except bread slices.
Place toasted bread slices on cookie sheet.
Spread toasted bread slices with process cheese spread mixture.
Broil until lightly browned.

 

 

Crab Nacho Salsa Dip

Ingredients (Prep Time 15 Minutes, Cook Time 15 Minutes) – MAKES 16 SERVINGS 

1/2 cup red wine vinegar
2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbs OLD BAY® Seasoning
1 1/2 cups chopped seeded tomatoes
1 cup chopped seeded cucumber
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped onion
8 oz lump crabmeat
Tortilla chips or pita wedges

Directions

Mix vinegar, oil and OLD BAY in shallow serving bowl until well blended.
Add tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper and onion; toss until well blended.
Cover. Refrigerate 30 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
Spoon crabmeat over salsa mixture. Sprinkle with additional OLD BAY, if desired.
Serve as desired with tortilla chips or pita wedges for dipping

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