Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Best Crab Cakes Ever


1 onion
2 cloves of garlic
1 Tbls cooked red peppers

1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 scallions, thinly sliced
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 pound lump crabmeat, picked over
2 Tbls panko bread crumbs
2 Tbls fresh basil
1/4 cup cooked red peppers (roasted or fried)
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

FIRST : Cook onions (scallions) red petters and garlic in a skillet. Set aside.

Mix the rest of the ingredients in a medium bowl. Then add onions, garlic and red peppers.  Divide into 6 equal portions. Form each into 1"-thick patties. Place  1/2 cup panko bread crumbs on a plate. Coat cakes with panko. Refrigerate for at least 10 minutes.

Heat- 4 Tbls of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  Fry until golden brown and crisp, 3-4 minutes per side.

1 comment:

Linda Starr said...

sounds delicious, I do love crab.