National Crab Meat Day with Gandy Dancer

All across Ann Arbor, the Gandy Dancer restaurant is known for its creative preparations of seafood, steaks and pasta dishes. Situated in the beautifully restored 1886 Michigan Central Depot, it is both an architectural landmark as well as an elegant restaurant. A popular wedding venue in Ann Arbor, the Gandy Dancer's fine cuisine and sophisticated, historic atmosphere make a grand setting for rehearsal dinners and receptions. One taste of the Gandy Dancer menu, and you'll see why diners all over Michigan choose it time and time again. The Gandy Dancer is located at 401 Depot Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. You can find more information by clicking here

Maryland Crab Cake

1 ea. 4 oz. crab cake from any crab cake mix recipe
1/2 oz. Griddle butter
1 Tbs. Rouille
1 Tbs. Red bell pepper sauce
1/4 tsp. Red Bell peppers, minced

Brush 1/2 Tbs. butter on a sizzle pan, place crab cake on the platter then brush 1/2 tbs. on top of the crab cake.
Place in 450-degree oven for 4-5 minutes, remove and continue cooking under broiler until golden and internal temperature is 165 degress (appx. 3-4 minutes).
NOTE: If your kitchen does not have both a broiler, cook in oven to internal temperature of 165 degrees (6-8 min).

To plate
Using a spoon, place the red bell pepper sauce at 9:00 and pull the sauce towards 12:00.
Place the rouille at 3:00 and pull the sauce towards 6:00.
Place the crab cake in the center of the place.
Sprinkle the minced peppers over the crab cake.