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  • 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.

  • What are the best ways to cook crab meat?

  • Cheesy crab dip is one of the most popular ways to cook crab meat, and this crab dip is made with two types of cheeses. With cream cheese and cheddar cheese, this crab dip recipe promises tons of cheesy goodness.

  • How to make crab cakes with canned crab meat?

  • Lower the balled portions into shimmering hot vegetable oil and press down with a fork to form a patty. Cook each side for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes until nicely browned. The cakes seem delicate but are easy to turn with a spatula and a fork. So that鈥檚 the easy way to make crab cakes with canned crab meat.

  • How to cook crab meat without turning it dark?

  • Now you can simmer your crabs in water that contains a cup of lemon juice or citric acid and 2-3 tablespoons of salt per one gallon of water. The simmering should be done for around 20 minutes. The lemon juice or citric will help a lot in preventing the crab meat from turning dark during canning and storage.