Perfect for week nights! This is one of those quick recipes you can just take out of your back pocket to wow the family when they thought you were you too tired to cook. I hope you have as much fun making this dish as I did!

6 strips of bacon, cut into pieces

¾ cup of diced onion

¾ cup of diced bell pepper

¾ cup of diced celery

1 ½ cups of sliced leeks

1 tablespoon of olive oil

1 teaspoon of garlic powder

½ teaspoon of onion powder

2 cups of fresh crab

Salt and pepper to taste

The zest of 1 lemon

The juice of 1 lemon

2 cups of cooked rice

Lemon slices, to garnish

Sliced scallions, to garnish


Start by sautéing the bacon, onions, bell peppers, leeks and celery together in the olive oil until the bacon is just about cooked through. Then, add in the crab and rice. Season with garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, lemon zest and lemon juice. Then, cook covered for about 6 minutes. Garnish with lemon slices and sliced scallions.