Favorite Crab Appetizers Sampler

Item #: CAS33
Serves 8-10
Features three items

Favorite Crab Appetizers Sampler

Luscious crab stars in each of these delectable appetizers for a collection that is sure to please and make entertaining effortless. Our creamy Crab Dip is bursting with the sweetness of crab meat, mixed with cream cheese, sharp Cheddar cheese, and a unique blend of Chesapeake Bay seasonings. Just add crackers or crusty bread for a perennial crowd pleaser. Our Mini Crab Cakes are made using a recipe that has been perfected over many years. Each luscious bite features hand-picked jumbo lump crab meat and just the right amount of our signature binders and seasonings. Our Crab Quesadillas are an authentic Mexican gourmet treat. They feature Monterrey Jack cheese paired with lump crab meat and fresh pico de Gallo. These unique dishes are ones we would proudly serve to our own families. Our Favorite Crab Appetizers Sampler is enough to serve 8 to 10 lucky guests.

Crab Dip, 1 pound
Mini Crab Cakes, 18 .75 oz cakes
Crab Quesadillas, Eight 6" quesadillas

Crab Dip:
Conventional Oven:

  1. Allow product to thaw under refrigeration for at least 24 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). 3. Place dip in an oven safe container (original packaging is not for cooking).
  3. Place dip in oven and allow to cook for 18-22 minutes or until product is fully cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  4. Remove from oven. Allow to rest for 1 minute and serve.

Mini Crab Cakes:
Baking from Frozen (Preferred Method): Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a cookie sheet with a thin layer of non-stick cooking spray. Bake for approximately 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown and bubbly on top. For an extra crispy crab cake, turn on the broiler for the last two minutes of baking.
Pan Fry: Thaw completely under refrigeration. Preheat pan on medium heat with tsp. of oil or butter. Cook covered in frying pan at medium temperature for approximately 2-3 minutes per side.
Crab cake may be cooked from a frozen state using a lower temperature and cooking for a longer period. Product must reach an internal temperature of 160°F prior to consumption.

Crab Quesadillas: Keep frozen until ready to prepare.
Stove Top: Remove quesadilla from the tray. Over medium heat, with just enough oil to cover the bottom of the saute pan, saute for approximately 4-6 minutes on each side till golden brown.
Conventional Oven: Bake at 400°F, brushed with oil on a nonstick pan, and bake 10 minutes, flip over and cook an additional 8-10 minutes till golden brown.

Crab Dip: Crab Meat, Cream Cheese (Pasteurized Cultured Milk And Cream, Whey, Salt, And Stabilizers (Xanthan Gum, And/or Carob Bean Gum, And/or Tora Gum)), Onion, Cream (Heavy Cream, Milk, Contains Less Than .5% Of: Mono And Diglycerides, Poloysorbate 80, Carrageenan), Mayonnaise (Soybean Oil, Water, Eggs, Vinegar, Less Than 2% Of Egg Yolks, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Salt, Sugar, Dried Onions, Dried Garlic, Paprika, Natural Flavor, Calcium Disodium EDRA(To Protect Flavor)), White Cheddar Cheese (Pasteurized Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes), Dijon Mustard (Water, Vinegar, Mustard Seed, Salt, White Wine, Fruit Pectin, Citric Acid, Tartaric Acid, Sugar, Spice), Sherry (Contains Sulfates) Seafood Seasoning Blend (Salt, Spices & Paprika), Red Pepper.
Contains: Crab Meat, Dairy, Egg, Soy, and Sulfites.
May contain shell particle.

Mini Crab Cakes: Crab Meat, Sauce (Soybean Oil, Water, Egg, Acetic Acid, Sugar, Salt, Worcestershire Sauce [malt Vinegar, Spirit Vinegar, Molasses, Sugar, Salt, Anchovies, Tamarind Extract, Onions, Garlic, Spice, Spice Flavor], Mustard Powder, Xanthan Gum And Tara Gum [stabilizers], Breadcrumbs (Wheat Flour, Salt, Sugar, Yeast), Seafood Seasoning (Salt, Spices, Paprika), Parsley.
Contains: Crustacean Shellfish (Crab), Egg, Fish (Anchovies), Wheat.

Crab Quesadillas: Filling: Monterey Jack Cheese, Tomatoes, Lump Crab Meat, Onions, Jalapeno, Cilantro, Herbs, Spices. Dough: Flour Tortilla (Unbleached Wheat Flour, Water, Soybean Oil, Salt)
Contains: Shellfish (Crab), Soy, Wheat, Milk.