Recipes on the can of Old Bay Seasoning

Sour Cream Dip

1 pint of sour cream
1 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning

Mix together. Chill. Serve as dip or sauce.

Steamed Shrimp

1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup vinegar
1 pound shrimp

In saucepan combine first four ingredients. Bring to a boil. Add shrimp, stir gently. Cover; steam until tender. Drain remove shells and vein on back.

Steamed Crabs

For each dozen crabs, take:
2 1/2 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
3 tbsp salt
water and vinegar

Pot should have a raised rack, minimum 2″ high. Add equal quantities vinegar and water to just below level of rack. Layer crabs; sprinkle each layer with mixture of salt and Old Bay Seasoning. Cover and steam until crabs are red.

Crab Cakes

1 pound crab meat
1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
1/4 tsp salt
1 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1 tbsp baking powder
1 egg beaten
2 slices white bread with crust removed.

Break bread in small pieces and moisten with milk. Mix ingredients, shape into cakes. Fry quickly until brown.

Fried Chicken

2 1/2 to 3 pound chicken
2 cups cooking oil
1 egg, beaten
2 tbsp water
1 cup flour
1/4 cup Old Bay Seasoning

Wash chicken and pat dry. Mix flour and Old Bay Seasoning in paper bag. Heat cooking oil in a large skillet. Combine water and egg in mixing bowl. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then in flour mixture (a few pieces at a time.) Fry over medium heat until golden brown about 20 minutes on each side.
*For more flavor, use Old Bay Seasoning to sprinkle over finished chicken.

Hamburger Patties

1 pound ground beef
1 1/2 tsp Old Bay Seasoning

Mix Old Bay Seasoning thoroughly in meat. Fry or broil as usual. Serves 4 to 6.

Sprinkle Old Bay Seasoning on:

  • french fries
  • baked potatoes
  • popped corn
  • deviled eggs
  • baked casseroles
  • pizza
  • salads
  • meats
  • fish
  • poultry

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