The G&M Crab Cakes are made with a minimum amount of filler and handling to keep the jumbo crab lumps intact. Keep in mind that the crab meat is cooked before the meat is picked from the shell. The final cooking/preparation is intended to get the internal temperature hot (between 140F and 160F). Remember to remove the products from their shipping containers before cooking!
Crab Cakes and Crab Balls: Empty contents of shipping containers onto baking pan and bake at 450F for approximately 15 to 20 minutes in a preheated oven. When the cakes become firm and a consistent light brown color outside, they are ready.
Stuffed Shrimp: Add some water/lemon mixture to the baking pan. Empty contents of shipping containers onto baking pan and bake at 450F for approximately 15 to 20 minutes in a preheated oven.
*All products must be frozen if not consumed within 3 days upon receiving them since they are perishable seafood. The frozen crab cakes should then be defrosted the night before and follow the same cooking instructions.
Meat Cooking Guidelines:
- Rare... 120-125 Degrees
- Med-Rare... 130-135 Degrees
- Medium... 140-145 Degrees
- Med-Well... 150-155 Degrees
- Well Done... 160 Degrees and Above
- Microwave: Place soup in microwave safe cookware and microwave for 15 minutes on high, stirring every 5 minutes until soup comes to a boil.
- Range Top: Place soup in saucepan and heat on top of the range at medium heat, stirring until soup comes to a boil.
Maryland Crab Soups are shipped frozen and must be consumed immediately upon arrival and are NOT TO BE REFROZEN.
Cream of Crab Soup (white): Empty contents of cream of crab soup into a saucepan. Add 2oz of whole milk for every 12oz container of soup you wish to prepare. Stir constantly over low heat until soup and milk reach a creamy consistency and soup reaches at least 165 degrees F. Soup contains Sherry Wine.
Warning: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, fish, shellfish or fresh eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness especially if you have certain medical conditions. Maryland Crab Soups are shipped frozen and must be consumed immediately upon arrival and are Not to be Refrozen