RECIPE TITLE "Easy crab cakes"
source: Jet July 18, 2005
Serves 4 --- easy to moderate
Crab cakes are so delicious and are perfect for almost any occasion.
Surprise your family tonight with this easy recipe.
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 pound lump crabmeat
1 cup finely crushed soda crackers
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
Combine mayonnaise, onion, parsley, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, dry
mustard, salt and hot pepper sauce. Fold in the crabmeat and 1/4 cup
of the cracker crumbs. Shape the mixture into 8 cakes. Coat the crab
cakes with the remaining cracker crumbs and transfer to baking sheet
lined with waxed paper. The crab cakes can be refrigerated overnight
at this point. Melt I tablespoon of the butter in 2 tablespoons of
oil. When the foam subsides, add half the crab cakes and cook over
moderate heat until golden and crisp, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Drain
the crab cakes on paper towels, then keep warm. Repeat with remaining
1 tablespoon butter and 2 tablespoons oil, and cook the remaining crab
Copyright C 2005 Johnson Publishing Co.
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