While it may feel as though the holidays are months and months away, the reality remains that we only have a few short weeks before Thanksgiving is finally here. Even now, many stores are hanging up their holiday cheer and setting up displays preparing for the holidays. Whether you want to begin your shopping preparations now or wait until the last minute to decorate, a holiday dinner is sure to be on your list of things to do.
No matter which holidays you plan to choose this year, crab cakes are always an ideal menu item. Whether you wish to use them as an appetizer, a side item, or even your main course, crab cakes can be chosen as a versatile menu choice for your family or friends as you gather around the dinner table. So how exactly can you use crab cakes in your holiday dinner?
Crab cakes can, of course, be used as a main course for a meal. Keep the crab cakes at their full size and pair them with light and fresh sides to highlight the taste of the crab while never overwhelming your guests. Start your meal with a fresh garden salad that includes a light dressing and continue the meal with green vegetables, lightly seasoned rice or couscous, and your crab cake. You can also form the crab cakes into smaller sizes to use as appetizers. Include a tartar dipping sauce for company to enjoy before the big dinner is ready to be served.
Stressing over a holiday dinner is never the answer, so let Box Hill help with some of the heavy lifting. Our crab cakes are prepared fresh with only the highest quality ingredients. Our crab cakes can be picked up on the way to your home, or can be ordered online and delivered right to your front door.
Here are the easy cooking steps for your crab cakes:
- For 8-10 minutes, preheat your over at a temperature of 425 degrees.
- Use a pan without grease, using only a small amount of butter or water to cook your crab cakes on.
- Cook crab cakes for about 20 minutes, depending on your oven. Crab cakes should be firm and have a golden brown top with an internal temperature of 145 degrees.
Located in Abingdon, Maryland, our crab cakes are available year round and can be ordered online to be shipped straight to your front door. Order online here or call us at (410)-515-3662. If you ever have any questions or comments about Box Hill or our Maryland crab cakes, use our contact form here.