The crab cake is similar to the English version of kebabs made of crab meat. This dish has its origin in Maryland and Virginia, two very popular states in America. Crab cakes are served in different ways. Some people serve it as a burger and French fries on the side, while others like to enjoy it as coleslaw. In restaurants all across America, people like to eat crab cakes with tangy tartar sauce, mustard sauce or boiled and butter sautéed rice. In the following article, we get to know about How to make crab cakes? So please don’t skip the article from anywhere and read it carefully because it will be very useful for all of you guys.
Crab cakes are of different sizes and shapes. The most popular shape is a perfect circle or an oval ellipse. Crab cakes are usually very small in size, like chicken nuggets. But you can alter the size as per your desire and demand. The whole idea is to hold the crab meat together and prevent it from falling apart.
Benefits of eating crab meat:
Crabmeat is one of the rich sources of protein available on earth other than fish, chicken or meat. There are no amounts of saturated fats. It contains good fats, which we know as omega 3 fats. It is also famous for protecting the human body from cardiac diseases and promoting neural cell growth.
Due to the excessive amount of copper and phosphorus present in it, it is very helpful in forming iron, thereby promoting the growth of red cells in the human body. It also improves the kidney’s functioning and helps strengthen bones and muscles in the human body. Hey, I forgot to tell you guys! It has a good amount of Selenium in it as well. Therefore crab meat will strengthen your immune system as well.
How to make crab cakes?
It is very easy to make crab cakes. As I have mentioned above, they can be said to be English kebabs. The ingredients are very easily available around. So let us have a look:
- First, add some eggs to the bowl along with mayo, mustard sauce, salt, coriander, soy sauce, crushed chillies and chopped onions.
- Please give it a good mix to unite all the ingredients.
- Now add crab meat. You can add it raw or boiled as you like. It will taste different every time.
- Then make kebabs of it in whatever shape you like.
- Coat them in panko or bread crumbs as you like. And then shallow fry it.
- Serve with coleslaw or tartar sauce.
Also read: how to make egg rolls.