Who says a crab dish dinner is only worth while when it’s enjoyed right by the sea at nighttime with Caribbean style passion fruit punch and fresh sea breeze in your hair?
Fresh sea crab is widely available at farmers’ markets at affordable rates. And with a wide variety of diverse recipes available online, restaurant-quality crab dishes can easily be prepared at home.
Packed with delicious flavor and nutrients, invite your guests over and treat them to the goodness of what crab has to offer. Below are some crab dishes that can easily be cooked at home. Get your chef’s cap on and let’s get cooking!
4 Easy Crab Dishes to Cook at Home
Bayou Crab Chowder
Who doesn’t crave hot chowder on a cold winter night or a rainy day? Bayou crab chowder is a delicious dish that’s made by combining Cajun flavors with smoky sausage or bacon, mashed potatoes, and a kick of Cajun spices. This dish is the ultimate comfort food for all the soup lovers out there.
Crab Mac and cheese
We know this dish might sound weird and might not tick all the boxes for the fancy dinner you want to throw, but it’s a must-try!Mac and cheese is an all-time favorite.
Give boring old Mac and cheese a touch of class by adding fresh crab meat. Enjoy it with Caribbean-style fruit punch and voila! Your Friday has just been turned into “Friyay.”
Maryland Crab Pie
Give your weekly dinner a special touch by making this buttery Maryland crab pie. Enjoy big chunks of crab meat, swimming in oozing chive butter with a lightly toasted crust. It’s a seafood lover’s dream come true. Enjoy it with a bunch of crackers or a side salad. One medium-size crab pie serves 3-4 people easily. Thiscould be a great addition to your next Thanksgiving or a Christmas dinner. Invite a bunch of friends over and impress them with this cooking innovation.
Crab empanadas are an all-time Latin American favorite where the crab filling is stuffed in soft dough. Crab empanadas can be deep fried, baked or pan-fried. They can be enjoyed as an on-the-go snack or can be served with sweet tangy dips, sauces, or salads.
Order crab empanadas from Pappy’s Devil Crabs in Tampa, Florida, if you don’t feel like making them at home. We are famous for providing delicious crab dishes at mind-blowing prices in the Tampa Bay Area, in Florida.