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Colossal Pasteurized Crab Meat, a Colossal Mistake?

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Colossal Pasteurized Crab Meat, a Colossal Mistake?

ideabaker | Dec 19, 2008 05:23 AM

I impulsively spent big bucks on a large tin of thumb-tip sized chunks of colossal pasteurized crab meat which has been sitting in my fridge (read-taking up a lot of space) for at least a month now because I don't know what to do with it. I've sifted through the CH boards and also Epicurious and other sites to no avail. Does anyone have any tips about what to do with the crabmeat, short of throwing it on salads for thirty consecutive days? Can I make crabcakes with it? (It is already pre-cooked and says it can be eaten straight from the can.)

I have found lots of negative feedback on pasteurized crab meat in general online, but I have to use it, or it will go to waste. Am hoping I haven't made a colossal mistake with my money buying so much of it.

Thanks in advance for your thoughts...

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