Thursday, December 01, 2011

Crab Cake Recipe

Delicious Crab Cakes

Delicious Crab Cake Recipes

Crab Cake Recipe

Prepare Delicious Crab cakes for Enjoying the Divine Taste at Home

 

Would you like to have freshly cooked and mouth watering crab cakes? Well, I am sure that nobody on this earth can deny a delicious cake made up of crab. But, the problem arises, when you try to find out some delicious seafood recipes made out of crab and land into disappointment because often the recipes described lead you into cooking difficulties. But, now stay cool because I am going to tell you a delicious recipe of preparing cakes of crabs.

 

 

Seafood recipe for preparing crab cakes

 

Preparation time required: 30 minutes 

 

Cooking time required: 10 minutes

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound lump of crabmeat
  • ¼ cup of unsalted butter
  • ½ cup fine chopped shallots
  • 1 teaspoon salt (kosher)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika (sweet)
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons of prepared tartar sauce
  • ½ teaspoon of ground black pepper (fresh)
  • ¼ teaspoon Tabasco
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 slices of white bread, torn into small pieces after removing the crusts
  • 2/3 cup bread crumbs (fresh)

 

Preparation:

First, heat a tablespoon of butter in a small size skillet over medium flame.

 

Add shallots and a pinch of salt.

 

Cook the shallots until it turn translucent for a couple of minutes.

 

Don’t turn it brown.

 

Then, keep it aside for cooling.

 

Next, whisk the eggs together with Worcestershire sauce, a pinch of salt, paprika, fresh black pepper, tartar sauce, Tabasco, lemon zest, parsley, and the cooked shallots.

 

Then, with gentle hands fold in the crabmeat and bread pieces. Be as gentle as you can, to avoid breaking the crab meat lumps.

 

This mixture will be wet.

 

Clean your hands to take out a scoop to from a patty.

 

 Continue this process until you make 12 patties.

 

Be careful with the size of the patties.

 

Then, use a wax paper on a rimmed tray and sprinkle the bread crumbs on the bottom of the tray.

 

Set the crab cakes on a layer and again sprinkle the other half of the bread crumbs from the top.

 

At the end, cover it loosely with another wax paper and keep it in refrigerator for cooling.

 

Finally, heat the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet (non-stick) on medium flame.

 

When the butter starts foaming up, place the crab cakes in the pan and cook until these turn golden brown.

 

Within 3 minutes, your delicious crab cakes will be ready to serve.

 

Now, enjoy the divine taste of seafood recipes just by sitting at your own place!!

 

 

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Use Maine Lobster to Add Taste & Flavor to Lobster Bisque

Maine Lobster

When it comes to relishing yummy lobster delicacies, Maine lobster dishes are second to none. More than half of the total lobsters caught throughout the world are sourced from Maine. Much of the fame of the Maine lobster is due to the fact that it is bigger in size, tender as well as the tastiest among all the lobster species. No wonder, they are on high demand by the food aficionados and come expensive on the pockets.

A variety of lobster dishes is available in the celebrity restaurants throughout the globe. Regional influences have added taste and flavor to the original Maine lobster recipes. One such dish is Lobster Bisque. It is a delicious soup and a perfect dish for all occasions. As the name suggests, lobster is one of the ingredients to whip up this tasty soup. The fresher the lobsters, the tastier the soup becomes.

For royal taste, you should go for the fresh Maine lobster. The succulent lobsters of Maine will make the soup more delectable. The other ingredients of Lobster Bisque include dry sherry, butter, flour, milk, bay leaves, pepper and salt. For enriched taste and enhanced flavor, you may use additional ingredients like fish stock, black peppercorns, carrots, chopped onions, oregano, ginger, tomato soup. Some use steak sauce during preparation to add an extra flavor to Lobster Bisque.

Preparing this soup at home will not be a tough and time-consuming task for you. Moreover, rustling up something for your near and dear ones will also bring you much satisfaction. However, if you are too busy to make such a simple dish at home, online delivery is available for you. Canned Lobster Bisque is made of lobster meat, seasonings and dry sherry. So, you have to add milk and butter to the soup while cooking. Before purchasing canned Lobster Bisque, make sure to check if the dish includes Maine lobster or not. This is because, price of the dish greatly varies depending on the quality of lobster used.