HOW TO MAKE CRAB CAKES

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Crab Cakes with Mustard Aioli









Crab Cakes with Mustard Aioli

Best Crab Cakes Ingredients
  • 12 ounces crabmeat
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • ½ red bell pepper, small dice
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 4c canola oil for deep frying

Best Crab Cakes Instructions
1. Combine all ingredients except scallions. Mix well. Add sliced scallions and mix.
2. Form into small balls and then flatten a bit.
2.In a high sided sauce pan, heat oil to 325°
3. Fry the crab balls for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
4. Serve on a platter, with toothpicks and the mustard aioli. Enjoy !


DIJON CRAB CAKE SAUCE

DIJON CRAB CAKE SAUCE    

CRAB CAKE INGREDIENTS
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • 1/2 oz white wine
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon butter
CRAB CAKE INSTRUCTIONS
First of all sauté shallot and garlic until shallot is translucent. And then add wine to deglaze pan, allowing to reduce for 15-30 seconds. The next step is to add mustard and salt; bring to boil.
Remove from the heat and then add butter and stir gently...enjoy the cake !


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CRAB CAKES 2

CRAB CAKES 2
Crab Cake Ingredients

    * 1 pound crabmeat, picked free of shells
    * 1/3 cup crushed crackers (recommended: Ritz)
    * 3 green onions (green and white parts), finely chopped
    * 1/2 cup finely chopped bell pepper
    * 1/4 cup mayonnaise
    * 1 egg
    * 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
    * 1 teaspoon dry mustard
    * 1/2 lemon, juiced
    * 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    * 1 teaspoon salt
    * Dash cayenne pepper
    * Flour, for dusting
    * 1/2 cup peanut oil
    * Favorite dipping sauce, for serving

Crab Cakes Instructions

First of all in a large bowl, mix together all ingredients, except for the flour and peanut oil. Shape into patties and dust with flour.

And then heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When oil is hot, carefully place crab cakes, in batches, in pan and fry until browned, about 4 to 5 minutes. Carefully flip crab cakes and fry on other side until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Serve warm with preferred sauce...enjoy the crab cake ! Nice one !
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ATLANTA CRAB CAKES











ATLANTA CRAB CAKES

Best Crab Cakes Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning (recommended: Old Bay)
  • 1 1/3 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 cups soft, white bread crumbs
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 pounds jumbo lump crabmeat, picked clean of all shells, see *Cook’s Note
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 lemon wedges, for serving
  • Tartar sauce, for serving, optional
Best Crab Cakes Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Combine cayenne, white pepper, salt, dry mustard, Worcestershire, lemon juice, seafood seasoning, mayonnaise, bread crumbs, and eggs in a large bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.

3. Place crabmeat in another large bowl and gently fold egg mixture into crabmeat, being careful not to break up large crab pieces. Shape into 4 crab cakes.

4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the crab cakes, in batches if necessary, and cook until lightly browned, approximately 1 minute on each side.

5. Transfer crab cakes to a sheet pan (or place skillet in oven if oven-safe) and finish cooking the crab cakes in the oven until heated through. Serve with lemon wedges and tartar sauce, if desired.

6. If removing fresh cooked crabmeat from shells, be careful not to break large crabmeat nuggets.
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New England Crab Cakes

New England Crab Cakes
Best Crab Cake Ingredients
  • 1 pound crabmeat
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon prepared Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning TM
  • 2 tablespoons butter
Best Crab Cake Instructions

First of all in a medium size bowl, combine the bread crumbs and the crab meat. And then stir the beaten egg, mayonnaise, mustard, Worcestershire and Old Bay Seasoning. The next step is to lightly mix these ingredients being careful not to overwork the crab meat. Form into 8 round, flat crab cakes.
Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat. Fry the cakes on each side until crusty and golden brown. Serve warm...enjoy it ! Nice !
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Best Ever Crab Cakes

Best Ever Crab Cakes
Best Crab Cakes Recipe Ingredients
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onions
  • 8 ounces crabmeat
  • 1/2 cup crushed buttery round crackers
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Best Crab Cake Recipe Instructions

In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, mayonnaise, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, tarragon, and scallions. Gently stir in crabmeat, being careful not to break up meat. Gradually mix in cracker crumbs, adding until desired consistency is achieved.
Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat. Form crab mixture into 4 patties. Place patties in skillet, and cook until golden brown, about 5 to 6 minutes on each side...enjoy the crab cakes. !

Maryland Crab Cakes I

Maryland Crab Cakes I

Best Crab Cakes Recipe Ingredients
  • 1 pound crabmeat
  • 2 slices white bread, crusts trimmed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon-style prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning TM
  • 2 tablespoons butter
Best Crab Cakes Recipe Instructions

Pick the crab meat to remove any remaining pieces of shell.
Pick bread into small pieces and place in medium-size bowl with crabmeat. Add egg, mayonnaise, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and Old Bay seasoning ™. Mix ingredients by hand to avoid overworking the crabmeat, you want to keep the lumps of meat as much as possible. Form into patties; this should make 6 good-size cakes.
Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet, then fry cakes for about 4 minutes each side or until brown crust forms on both sides of the crab cake.