The Main Ingredient Of The Dish: Crab

1. Crab Cakes: These classic cakes are made with a combination of lump crabmeat, eggs, mayonnaise, bread crumbs and seasonings. They can be served as an appetizer or entrée and often have a light golden brown crust from being fried in a skillet.

2. Crab Bisque: A creamy soup comprised of crab, shallots, garlic and cream that is simmered until it’s velvety smooth. Vegetables like carrots and celery are often added for additional flavor and texture.

3. Crab Rangoon: This classic Chinese-American appetizer consists of a wonton wrapper stuffed with crabmeat, cream cheese and seasonings. After being deep-fried, it’s served with sweet and sour sauce for dipping.

4. Crab Stuffed Mushrooms: Fresh mushrooms are stuffed with a combination of lump crab meat, cream cheese, garlic and herbs before being baked until golden brown. These make a delicious appetizer or side dish.

5. Crab Imperial: A classic crab dish, this consists of lump crabmeat mixed with mayonnaise, mustard and seasonings that’s then spread onto a baking dish before being topped with cracker crumbs and butter. It’s baked for about 30 minutes until golden brown on top. This makes an impressive entrée.