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Seafood lovers are actually spoilt for choices when it comes to feasting on a sumptuous meal. Even if you are a health freak, there are various kinds of seafood dishes you can eat throughout the day. In fact, seafood is the healthiest form of animal protein. Seafood is low in fat and calories.

A portion of seafood has fewer calories than a portion of lean chicken. Also, it is a rich source of different types of vitamins and minerals. Seafood is one of the best sources of a fatty acid called omega 3. Omega 3 is good for the heart and lessens the risks of developing cardiovascular diseases. Therefore, seafood lovers can be assured that they are eating right when they dig into a plate of their favorite seafood dish.

Out of all the crustaceans the sea has to offer, crabs are one of the most popular. Crabmeat can be used in various kinds of dishes. It can be made into healthy salads as well as other kinds of delicious dishes. Crabmeat can be used in a number of good seafood recipes. One such, easy to cook, tasty dish is the Crab slider made with meat of Maine crabs.

The crab slider is easy to make and requires only a few ingredients. It can be eaten as a scrumptious snack or also as an entrée. To make this dish first you must fry some bacon till crispy and cut them in half. Then, take some heavy cream and boil it with some lime juice. Grill slider rolls with some butter and start assembling the slider. Place a piece of avocado on the bottom portion of the slider. Then add some picked crabmeat. Add to this some lime-cream sauce and top off with a slice of bacon and a tomato ring.

This crabmeat dish is not only easy to make but it is also extremely delicious to eat. You can serve it as an evening snack or even at parties to get things started.

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Over the years seafood has created a sensation among foodies all across the world. Whenever you plan a seafood party you are busy finding recipes that can help you make your dinner party a memorable one. People die for lobsters and shellfish when they think of seafood. Therefore, you can think of some crab cakes as delicious appetizers with these main courses.

Crab cakes are one of America’s most popular seafood delicacies. They are simply mind blowing and they can rock your evening. They are known to taste their best when they are savored with buns and rolls. All you need to know is the art of cooking them right.

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The first thing that you must take into consideration is that you choose high quality ingredients. This will help your crab cake taste well. Again, try to purchase good crab meat instead of the frozen one. It might however be a difficult task for you if you are not living in close proximity to the sea. Then you have no other option but to go for frozen crab cakes. It is being said that frozen crabs do not mix well with the ingredients for making good recipes on crab cakes.

The most common choices of canned meat for making crab cakes are lump and special lump. They come with small pieces of meat that blend very well with the ingredients. They also help the cake hold tight together. It however is important for you to know that although you can find canned crab meat easily, it tastes a little salty. It therefore is always advised to rinse the meat very well prior to cooking. This ensures that all the salt is washed away.

Now the question that comes is that how to make crab cakes that actually taste like crab? Well, you need to be extremely careful while you prepare these delicate seafood stuffs. These cakes are extremely delicate and can break down quite easily. Therefore, you need to very gently handle the meat and thoroughly blend all the ingredients. Once this is done, you need to very carefully fold the crab into the mixture very carefully.

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After this blending is done, you need to make sure that the ingredients remain united so that it forms a perfect ball like shape. You can also add another egg or some milk to prevent the crab cakes from falling apart. Finally, form the cakes in a round ball and then start cooking the side one after the other.

Now that you know how to make crab cakes that actually taste like crab it is time for you to try crab cakes at homes and invite your friends over for dinner.