Crab Cake Dipping Sauce Oozing With Awesomeness

Dipping sauces for crab cakes
Crab cake dipping sauce helps in enhancing the taste of crab cakes. There are a number of options to make these crab cake dips like, tartar sauce, mustard sauce, etc.
Dipping sauces complement crab cakes extremely well. Homemade tartar sauce has always been a huge hit with most people. But that's not it. Other than that, there are a number of other dips which are also very popular and are used widely in many places.

If you aren't sure which one to make, or do not know how to make one, do not worry, it's very simple and does not take up a lot of time either. For that very reason, here, we shall have a look at how a few of them are supposed to be prepared along with the required ingredients, and then you can take easily your pick.
Crab Cakes
Crab Cakes
Crab cakes, along with the dipping sauces, are popular around the coastal areas. They are often considered as comfort food. Crab cakes are usually served as appetizers and is often a part of breakfast buffets. These cakes are made by adding bread crumbs, milk, mayonnaise, eggs, seasonings, etc., along with crab meat which infuses the real flavor in the cakes. There are numerous ways of making a crab cake. They are either deep-fried and breaded or baked and grilled.
Mustard Sauce
Mustard Sauce in a plate
Ingredients
• Shallot (ground), 1
• Garlic clove (ground), 1
• White wine, ½ oz.
• Dijon mustard, 2 tbsp.
• Vegetable oil, 1 tbsp.
• Butter or margarine, 1 tbsp.
• Kosher salt, ¼ tsp.

Method
•Heat the oil over medium heat in a sauce pan.
•Add shallots and garlic to the oil and fry till they are tender.
•Now add wine to the shallots and allow it to thicken for about 25 to 30 seconds.
•Add mustard and salt to the saucepan and bring it to a boil for about half a minute.
•Take the pan off the heat, add butter and stir.
•Your sauce is now ready to be savored.
Spicy Sauce
Spicy Sauce with avocado
Ingredients
• Avocado (pitted and peeled), 1 medium-sized
• Shallot (ground), 1
• Garlic clove (ground), 1
• White wine, ½ oz.
• Milk, ½ cup
• Dijon mustard, 2 tbsp.
• Kosher salt, ¼ tsp.

Method
•Mix lime juice, salt, avocado, mayonnaise, sugar and chili peppers in a food processor.
•Grind till the chili peppers and avocado are finely chopped.
•Add milk to the puree and mix well.
•If the sauce is not as spicy as you had desired, you can add some more chili pepper to it.
Red Pepper Dip
Red Pepper Dip
Ingredients
• Medium red peppers (roasted, peeled, seeded, and diced), 3
• Chicken stock, 2 cups
• Onions (chopped), ¼ cup
• Olive oil, 6 tbsp.
• Garlic (chopped), 2 tsp.
• Salt, as per taste
• Black pepper (freshly ground), as per taste

Method
• Heat two tablespoons of oil over medium heat in a sauce pan.
• Add onions to the oil and sprinkle salt and pepper.
• Let the onion cook for about a minute.
• Now add pepper and garlic
Remoulade Dip
Remoulade Dip in a bowl
Ingredients
• Mayonnaise, ¼ cup
• Dijon mustard, 1 tbsp.
• Hot pepper, ¼ tsp.

Method
• To make this sauce, combine all the ingredients in a bowl.
• Whisk with a hand blender and serve with delicious crab cakes.
Apart from the ingredients used in these above recipes, you can also prepare dips using cayenne pepper, sweet red pepper, lobster stock, heavy cream, lemon cream, horseradish, etc. Ingredients like parsley can be used to garnish the sauce too. Use these sauce recipes and see how your crab cakes turn out to be extra delicious.