Crab isn’t just for crab cakes! Maybe you have heard me say that once or twice. Well check out this Mediterranean inspired salad with Farro, a delicious ancient grain with a firm texture and nutty flavor. Here we use two really cool, on trend, ingredients, preserved lemon and harissa. A mélange of vegetables, some roasted some raw, toasted pine nut and of course…Crab!
I would be hard pressed to think of a better (and relatively easy) way to impress your dinner guests than by serving our beautiful Jumbo Lump crab on top of savory seared filet of beef and roasted asparagus all nestled under a warm blanket of decadent holldandaise sauce. Mic drop.
A classic crab cake, the most popular use of our crab. Our 8oz cups of crab help you create a fantastic crab cake that you can portion to the size you like, a little bigger as an entrée, a little smaller for an appetizer or even bite sized as an hors d’oeuvre.
Toasted bread soaking up the mix of juices from the diced ripe tomatoes mixed with a light vinaigrette, a classic Summer salad with a little something extra, our delicious crab.
An Old School NOLA classic, based on a traditional French recipe. Emulsified hard boiled eggs give the body to this herbaceous version of a cold crab salad. Simply served with crostini or crudité as dip or even over poached salmon for an elegant Summertime entrée. The combination of herbs is up to you and what is available at the market, or in your herb garden if you are lucky enough to have one!
A few years ago one of our West Coast customers was looking for a unique recipe to showcase our crab meat. Well, when I think California, I think avocado. And it just happens that crab is the perfect compliment for the delicate flavor and creamy texture of avocado. So, in the spirit of my crab soup showcase, here is the recipe.
A classic Greek salad, aka Horiatiki, does not contain lettuce of any kind. Just tomatoes, bell pepper, cucumber, red onion, feta and a red wine vinaigrette. Well it is tomato season, so now is the perfect time to swap the feta for a little crab in this classic salad!
Always one of my favorite classic dishes to get an easy upscale update with the addition of crab. Since it is the height of tomato season, I switch from the traditional tomato sauce to a much lighter “Summer” version featuring fresh, roasted baby tomatoes.
Bahamian or Caribbean Conch Chowder is a menu staple throughout Florida and for good reason. The combination of fresh produce, warm Island spices and a light yet flavorful broth make it perfect for the warm weather that is Florida. The drawback for me is usually the conch meat itself, which instead of being tender and delicate tends to be tough and chewy from being overcooked. I have a simple solution, lose the conch and replace it with our fantastic crab meat!
I owned a restaurant years ago that the menu theme was upscale comfort food. This is one of the dishes that made the menu rotation over the years.