Air Fryer, Air Fried, Instant Pot, Vortex Plus, Homemade Crab Cake Sandwiches
Being from Boston, my uncles were all fisherman. Therefore, I was treated to a LOT of seafood, over the years. There was absolutely nothing better than my uncles dropping off the days’ catch to my mom, who would almost make something amazing. I remember my uncle’s dropping off baby lobsters because no one would buy them, now we all know them as chicken lobsters, and if they were free, there would be a line around the block, to get them.
My husband grew up as a good old midwestern boy, but he vacationed every year at Cape Cod, where he ate his share of great seafood.
When I moved to Ohio after we got married, I noticed that the seafood was different, they didn’t have lobsters, they had crab legs, and I literally remember going through the supermarket and saying, what are those? They just looked like something that came from outer space. Instead of cod, they ate salmon. I have never had salmon, so it was an acquired taste, my mother in law made the best salmon that I have ever had. I will probably be making it in the next couple of weeks, as we finish up Lent. She served it with a creamy dill dip, that even my son would eat (granted he would eat it without the salmon, but he would finish his bowl, LOL).
Seafood is important, it’s a great source of protein without a lot of fat. It hits most of the marks, gluten-free, low carb, and other diets.
Pans, I had a hard time finding pans that fit, but then one day, I ran around this amazing, which even includes a muffin tin, talk about a score!
I love a good crab cake sandwich, as do my kids, so today, I thought why not make crab cake sliders? They are really easy to make, and only require a few ingredients that you don’t have in your house.
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This is such an easy dish. And crab cakes come out amazing in the aiur fryer, they also are not saturated in grease from frying. My kids love these.
- 1 pound crab meat, shredded
- 4 tablespoons bread crumbs
- 2 teaspoon dried parsley
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 large egg
- 2 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon dry mustard
- Start by combining the crabmeat, bread crumbs, parsley, salt, pepper, egg, mayo and dry mustard in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
- Mix well, to combine everything, if you need a tablespoon or 2 more of bread crumbs, add them in, you want to be able to form patties with this mixture.
- Spray your air fryer basket or your air fryer tray.
- Place your crab cakes on the baking sheet or in the basket.
- Set the temperature to 400 degrees F, for 5 minutes, after 5 minutes, flip and air fry for another 5 minutes.
- Remove from the air fryer oven/basket.
I added a slider roll, a sliced tomato, some lettuce, and store-bought Remoulade sauce
Remoulade sauce, for a great crab cake slider.
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