Quick and Easy Seafood Recipes for the Mom on the Go

CRAB CAKES

INGREDIENTS:
– 2c fresh crab meat (preferably lump)
– 1/2 c bread crumbs
– 2T diced onions
– 2T butter
– 1 egg, beaten
– 2T salad dressing (mayonnaise type)
– Dash of Old Bay seasoning
– Salt & pepper to taste

Mix crab meat and bread crumbs. Sautee onions in butter and add to crab meat mixture. Add beaten egg, salad dressing, and seasonings. Mix well. Shape into about 10 round cakes. Chill in refrigerator until firm. When the cakes are ready, heat some oil in a frying pan or fryer. Place crab cakes in oil until brown on both sides.

CRAB MEAT CASSEROLE

INGREDIENTS:
– 1c shell macaroni
– 1/2 lb crab meat
– 1 can cream of muchroom soup
– 1 soup can of milk
– 1 c sharp cheddar cheese, grated

Cook macaroni until tender. Drain. Mix all ingredients together and place in a casserole dish. Bake in 350 degree oven for 1 hr. Serves 6.

SALMON BURGERS

INGREDIENTS:
– 2T butter or margarine
– 1/4c chopped onion
– 1c crushed regular flavor potato chips
– 1 egg, beaten
– 1lb salmon (can be from a can) drained, cleaned, and flaked
– 1./4c salad oil (I use olive oil)
– 1/4t salt

Melt butter or margarine in heavy skillet. Add chopped onion and cook over meduim heat until tender. Remove from heat and place in a mixing bowl. Add 1/2c potato chips, egg salt, and salmon. Mix well. Shap mixture into six patties. Coat with remaining potato chips. Heat oil in skillet. Add patties. Fry on both sides until golden brown and cooked through. Remove from pan. Drain off excess oil with paper towels. Serve on toasted hamburger buns with your favorite condiments. Serves 6.