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Classic Crab Cakes

Classic Crab Cakes

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Yield: 4 servings


1/2 lb Crab Meat, rinsed, drained, and flaked
5 Tbsp Butter, divided
1/4 cup Onion, chopped
1 Garlic Clove, minced
1 1/4 cup Bread Crumbs, seasoned
1/4 cup Mayonnaise
1 Egg, lightly beaten
1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 tso Lemon Juice
1/8 tsp Ground Pepper


In large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of butter. Add chopped onion, celery, and garlic. Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove skillet from heat and let cool. Stir in crab meat, 3/4 cup bread crumbs, mayonnaise, egg, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, and pepper. Shape crab meat mixture into 4 patties; coat with remaining 1/2 cup bread crumbs, pressing crumbs onto each patty. In same large skillet over medium heat, melt remaining 4 tablespoons butter. Cook crab cakes in butter 8 to 9 minutes or until golden brown on both sides. Serve with your favorite sauce.

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