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  • What is the best way to cook crab meat?

  • Drain the crab meat well if you use canned crab. Add tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and lemon juice to a large bowl. Mix well. Add crab meat, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Can you use canned crab meat instead of fresh?

  • Canned Crab Meat. Canned crab meat is an economical alternative to fresh lump crab meat, so feel free to use it if a recipe calls for crab meat. To freshen the flavor of the canned crab meat, soak it in ice water for 10 minutes; then drain and pat it dry. Find canned crab meat on the supermarket aisle along with canned tuna and salmon.

  • How do you make crab cakes with canned crab?

  • Drain the crab meat well if you use canned crab. Add tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and lemon juice to a large bowl. Mix well. Add crab meat, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix until combined. Cover with a piece of plastic wrap, and store it in the refrigerator.

  • What is crab meat?

  • Crab meat is a tasty protein that can be prepared in a variety of ways. Crabmeat is delicious in sushi rolls, pasta dishes or combined with mayonnaise and chopped onions for a refreshing salad. Crabs are also an essential ingredient in a seafood boil or seafood gumbo, along with corn, sausage and other shellfish.