Crab recipes are perfect when you have a bit of extra cash and want to have a fancy dinner at home. Crab isn't the cheapest thing you'll ever buy, but it won't break the bank either. Watch for it to go on sale and you can even same a few dollars on it. Crab has a pretty mild flavor that makes it versatile so you can try out all of these crab recipes and never get bored.
1. Garlic Butter Baked Crab Legs
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This is one of the simplest crab recipes and leaves you with a decadent meal that you won't want to ever end.
2. Shrimp and Avocado Salad
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The combination of ingredients of this yummy salad perfectly complement each other.
3. Crab Cakes
Via Recipe: Original Old Bay Crab ...
I love crab cakes! The crispy outside of them is the great intro to the soft, delicious inside.
4. Crab Cakes in Muffin Tins
Via Mini Crab Cakes
Make your crab cakes something really special by cooking them in a muffin tin.
5. Seafood Salad
Via South Your Mouth: Seafood Salad
This would make a tasty lunch, but it would also be a delicious appetizer at a party.
6. Cheesy Crab Poppers
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Don't these look addicting? It would be pretty hard to stop at just one.
7. Hot Baked Crab Dip
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This creamy and indulgent crab dip tastes absolutely heavenly on potato chips, crackers or pita chips.
8. Crab Crescent Loaf Recipe
Via Crab Crescent Loaf
Impress all of your guests by serving this great looking and delicious sandwich at your next party.
9. Cold Crab Salad
Via Simple Cold Crab Salad
This refreshing blend of crab and veggies is a mouthwatering combination that you'll want to eat every day.
10. Crab Feast
Via Crab Feast Party | Father's ...
For the ultimate in backyard barbecues, serve this pot of deliciousness and no one will go home hungry.
11. Shrimp and Crab Stuffed Shells
Via Anyday Magic
You have not lived until you've eaten this meal. I promise your life will never be the same.
12. Seafood Pasta Bake
Via Bacon, Butter, Cheese & Garlic: ...
This quick meal comes together quickly and includes all your favorite seafood, crab and shrimp included.
13. Crab and Corn Chowder
Via Crab and Corn Chowder
Chowder is a hearty and yummy meal on a chilly night and this version loaded with crab and corn should always be your first choice.
14. Seafood Lasagna
Via Seafood Lasagna
This stack of cheesy goodness is a meal you'll always have on the menu.
15. Crab and Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich
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Grilled cheese aren't just for the kids anymore. Make this option with crab and avocado and things couldn't be more grown up.
16. Paula Deen's Crab Stew
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If it comes from Paula Deen, you know it has to be good. Just look at that - you want some, don't you?
17. Red Lobster Crab Linguini Alfredo
Via Red Lobster Crab Alfredo Recipe ...
Here's another copycat recipe that everyone should have in their personal cookbook.
18. Creamy Crab Chowder
Via Corn-and-Crab Chowder
Serve this crab chowder with crackers and you have a meal fit for a king.
19. Crab and Cucumber Salad
Via Crab Salad with Cucumber and ...
If you want to enjoy crab without going overboard, try this light and refreshing salad.
20. Seafood Casserole
I love making casseroles because you can prepare an entire meal in one pot. This seafood studded casserole is a decadent choice.
21. Oven Roasted Dungeness Crab Recipe
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If you want more than just the crab legs, here's the recipe for you.
22. Crab Puffs
Via Lilikoi Joy: Easy Crab Puffs
These little puffy gems are an ideal appetizer to pass at a party, but don't feel bad if you hog them all as a meal.
23. Pasta Seafood Salad
Via Pasta Seafood Salad Recipe
You'll never look at pasta salad the same way ever again!
24. Cilantro and Lime Crab Salad in Avocado
Via Cilantro-Lime Crab Salad in Avocado ...
Talk about the perfect meal any time of the day or night. The avocado cup is perfect!
25. Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Via Crab Stuffed Mushrooms - Chocolate ...
These popable little bites are just the right blend of crab yumminess and hearty mushroom flavor.
26. Creamy Crab and Shrimp Enchiladas
Via Creamy Crab and Shrimp Enchiladas ...
Make Mexican food night something to remember by getting rid of the chicken and stuffing your enchiladas with crab instead.
27. Cream of Crab Soup
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No "cream of" soup you'll buy in a can will ever match what this cream of crab soup has to offer.
28. Crab Salad Rolls
Via Sriracha Crab Salad Rolls
Learn to make these and you'll never have to go to the coast for a delicious seafood meal ever again.
29. Crab and Sweet Corn Soup
Via Apples and Sparkle: Crab & ...
If you prefer a broth soup over a creamy one, you'll love this pleasant tasting soup any night of the week.
30. Ginger and Scallion Crab
Via Ginger and Scallion Crab Recipe ...
If you want an ethnic tasting meal, this recipe will never let you down.
Don't you just love crab? How do you prepare it? Is there a recipe here that you are dying to try?