Maryland Style Crab Cakes w/ Cheddar Bake Potatoes

March 3, 2020 at 6:31 PM | Posted in Seapak, Stouffer's | 6 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Maryland Style Crab Cakes w/ Cheddar Bake Potatoes

 

 

I just had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. 56 degrees and rain showers this morning then cloudy in the afternoon. After Breakfast and in between showers I went to Meijer to grocery shop. Waiting for it to dry out around here, I have some things I have to get done outside. I’m going to Home Depot to pick up something to stop a Mole problem we have in the backyard. He’s tunneled through about 4 yards and has a mess going. I also have some minor repair work to our shed. I’m ready for Spring and warmer weather! For Dinner tonight I prepared Maryland Style Crab Cakes w/ Cheddar Bake Potatoes and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread.

 

I had a box of SeaPak Maryland Style Crab Cakes in the freezer and I’m having it for my Dinner tonight. I haven’t had these in a while and looking forward to them.They come frozen two to a box, individually vacuumed sealed. A serving size is both of the Crab Cakes.

 

 

To prepare these I preheated the oven to 425°f. Removed the frozen crab cakes from vacuum-pack and arranged on a baking sheet, flat side down. I then brushed them with melted Blue Bonnet Light Butter. Baked for 15 minutes on middle oven rack. Turned the Crab Cakes over and press gently to flatten them. Continued to bake for another 10 minutes. Let them cool for 3 minutes and ready to eat! I served these with a side of Louisiana Remoulade Sauce, my favorite for Seafood. Excellent Crab Cakes, lots of Crab Meat and great Seasoning. Another good item to have in your freezer.

 

Then to go with my Crab Cakes I prepared a Stouffer’s Cheddar Potato Bake. Another easy to prepare and delicious dish. To prepare this one I’m using the microwave. It comes in a microwavable tray. I just slit the film cover on the tray and microwaved it for 6 minutes, Done! I love this side by Stouffer’s! Delicious Potato Dish, really like the bread crumb topping. Then I also baked a loaf of La Baguette Roasted Garlic Oval Bread. Perfect Bread with any Dish! For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Sticks with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAPAK MARYLAND STYLE CRAB CAKES
They come from a simple recipe, but we put a lot of love into our hand-made crab cakes. Our All-Natural Maryland Style Crab Cakes are made with real, wild-caught, blue swimming crab and a special blend of traditional herbs and spices. Comes with a creamy lemon remoulade sauce.

Serve as a Crab Cake Benedict for brunch or crumble into a Mexican Crab Dip for an easy appetizer. Only 130 calories plus 10 grams of protein per crab cake!

True to our commitment to seafood sustainability, our frozen crab cakes are certified by the National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council.

Available in 8 oz size.

– Keep frozen until ready to prepare.
– Due to differences in appliances, cooking times may vary and require adjustment.
– Microwaving not recommended.
– For food safety this product must be cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F.
– Caution – Product will be hot!

PREPARATION:
TO THAW
Thaw crab cakes in vacuum-pack overnight in the refrigerator, or under cool running water for 30 minutes.

 

CONVENTIONAL OVEN: (FROM THAWED)
Preheat oven to 400°F.

Arrange thawed crab cakes flat side down on baking sheet and place on middle rack of oven.

Brush with melted butter or margarine.

Bake for 16–18 minutes.

 

CONVENTIONAL OVEN: (FROM FROZEN)
Preheat oven to 425°F.

Remove frozen crab cakes from vacuum-pack.

Arrange frozen crab cakes on baking sheet, flat side down.

Brush with melted butter or margarine.

Bake for 15 minutes on middle oven rack.

Turn crab cakes over and press gently to flatten.

Continue to bake for another 10-12 minutes.
https://www.seapak.com/products/maryland-style-crab-cakes

 

 

Stouffer’s Cheddar Potato Bake
* A side dish with diced potatoes in a cheddar cheese sauce with baconstouffers-cheddar-potato-bake
* Serves 2
* Russet potatoes

We use simple, quality ingredients that are delicious on their own. Then we combine them into the perfect recipe to make an irresistible dish.NESTLE Good Food, Good Life Made with Russet potatoes Cheddar cheese sauce Topped with bread crumbs
Ingredients:
Ingredients: Potatoes, Skim Milk, Water, Cheddar Cheese (Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes, Annatto Color), Soybean Oil, Bread Crumbs (Wheat Flour, Sugar, Yeast, Soybean Oil, Salt), Bacon (Cured with Water, Salt, Sugar, Smoke Flavoring, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Nitrite), 2% or Less of Modified Cornstarch, Canola Oil, Bleached Wheat Flour, Onions, Sea Salt, Mono- & Diglycerides, Spice, Seasoning (Celery Salt, Spices and Coloring).

NUTRITIONAL INFO
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2
Servings Per Container: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 150
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17 26.00 %
Saturated Fat 5 25.00 %
Cholesterol 20mg 7.00 %
Sodium 500mg 21.00 %
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7.00 %
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 9g

Fish Sticks, Maryland Style Crab Cakes, and Steak Fries

December 15, 2017 at 6:57 PM | Posted in Gorton's Seafood, Ore - Ida, seafood, Seapak | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fish Sticks, Maryland Style Crab Cakes, and Steak Fries

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I made some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, Heated up some Meijer Diced Ham, fried an Egg Sunnyside Up, made a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. I made a bed of the Hashbrowns in a bow and sprinkled some Sargento Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Next I put the Diced Ham over top the Hash Browns then put the Sunnyside Up Egg on to top it off. My favorite Breakfast anymore! Not a bad day outside, 28 in the morning and 38 degrees for a high. After Breakfast I went to the local Kroger up the road for a couple of items and the stopped by McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom and Dad. After Lunch I went over to a friend of mine that was in town, he was staying with his brother. Good seeing him, we’ve been friends since our Freshmen year in High School. For Dinner tonight it’s Seafood and Potatoes. I prepared Fish Sticks, Maryland Style Crab Cakes, and Steak Fries.

 

For the Fish Sticks I used Gorton’s Smart and Crunchy Fish Sticks. Growing up I lived on Fish Sticks. While I was at Meijer the other day I picked up a package of the Gorton’s Smart and Crunchy Fish Sticks. These are coated with Panko Bread Crumbs and to prepare them I’ll be baking them. I first preheated the oven at 375 degrees. I then took a small baking sheet and lined it with foil. Sprayed the foil with Pam Cooking Spray and lined the Fish Sticks up on the sheet. Then baked them for 22 minutes, flipping them over after 11 minutes.

 

 

They came out piping hot, nice crunch from the Panko Bread Crumb Coating and nicely Seasoned. I really like all the Gorton’s Seafood Products. Easy to prepare and good quality Seafood. Served them with a side of McCormick Tarter Sauce.

 

 

 

 

 

Then for the Crab Cakes I used SeaPak Maryland Style Crab Cakes, first time using these. Another item I picked up at Meijer the other day. They come frozen to a box, individually vacuumed sealed.

 

 

 

 

 

To prepare these I preheated the oven to 425°f. Removed the frozen crab cakes from vacuum-pack and arranged on a baking sheet, flat side down. I then brushed them with melted Blue Bonnet Light Butter. Baked for 15 minutes on middle oven rack. Turned the Crab Cakes over and press gently to flatten them. Continued to bake for another 10 minutes. Let them cool for 3 minutes and ready to eat! I served these with an Aioli Sauce that came with the Crab Cakes, excellent Sauce! Very good Crab Cakes, lots of Crab Meat and great Seasoning. Another good item to have in the freezer.

 

 

 

For a side I baked some Ore Ida Steak Fries and had a side of Hunt’s Ketchup for dipping.Also baked a loaf of Pillsbury French Bread. For Dessert later a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

Gorton’s Smart and Crunchy Fish Sticks

100% wild-caught Alaskan Pollock breaded in a panko coating.
Good seafood that’s good for you.
Always crispy, never fried. At 50% less fat than regular fish sticks and just 180 calories per serving, they have all the classic flavor with half the guilt.

Cooking Directions
CONVENTIONAL OVEN
UNCOOKED. KEEP FROZEN UNTIL READY TO COOK.
1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
2. Spray metal baking pan with non-stick spray.
3. Arrange on baking pan.
4. Bake and flip after 11 minutes. Bake for 21-23 minutes total*.
*If cooking more than 15 fish sticks, add 2 minutes to the cooking time. FULLY COOK FISH TO AN INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OF 155ºF OR HIGHER BEFORE SERVING.

Nutritional Info
NUTRITION FACTS
Serving Size: 5 sticks (86g)
Servings Per Container: about 5
INGREDIENTS: Minced Alaskan Pollock, breadcrumb coating.

Minced Alaskan Pollock

Breadcrumb coating
Wheat flour, water, palm oil, yellow corn flour, whey, salt, sugar, natural flavor, garlic powder, onion powder, yeast, beet powder (color), baking powder (baking soda, sodium aluminum phosphate), colored with paprika, annatto, and turmeric extracts, xanthan gum, beta carotene (color).

CONTAINS: POLLOCK, WHEAT, MILK.

Amount Per Serving:
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 340mg 14%
Potassium 180mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber <1g 4%
Sugars 5g
Protein 9g 18%
https://www.gortons.com/products/smart-crunchy-fish-sticks/

 

 

 

 

 

SeaPak Maryland Style Crab Cakes
– Keep frozen until ready to prepare.
– Due to differences in appliances, cooking times may vary and require adjustment.
– Microwaving not recommended.
– For food safety this product must be cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F
– Caution – Product will be hot!

PREPARATION:

BAKE (FROM FROZEN)
* preheat oven to 425°f.
* remove frozen crab cakes from vacuum-pack.
* arrange frozen crab cakes on baking sheet, flat side down.
* brush with melted butter or margarine.
* bake for 15 minutes on middle oven rack.
* turn crab cakes over and press gently to flatten.
* continue to bake for another 10 minutes.

SAUCE
* thaw aioli sauce by placing the sealed sauce packet under running water for about 3 minutes.
https://www.seapak.com/products/maryland-style-crab-cakes

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