Crab Cakes

I have loved crab cakes as far as I can remember and was able to get some beautiful fresh crab meat imported from France this weekend so this delicious recipe was on my mind. I used to small falafel maker to shape my cakes into mini rounds that would go perfect on top of the crisp green salad I made. What a great mix might I add. Of course you can use your hands or any other tools you may have to shape yours small or large.

1 pound crab meat
1/3 cup breadcrumbs
3 scallions (green and white parts)
1/2 red bell pepper
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 egg
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
4 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried thyme
sunflower oil for frying

1. In a small food processor pulse crab meat until ground. Do the same for the scallions and pepper. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients, except for the sunflower oil. Shape into patties.

2. Heat oil in a saute pan 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.

Yields: 4-6 servings

5 Responses to Crab Cakes

  • Sarah Muhammad says:

    can i make this with crab meat imitation? its kind of like crab.. but not.

  • Ben says:

    Oh they look delicious and crispy. I have never made crab cakes before, but I really need to change that.

  • alfarascha says:

    I totally love crab meat! and I’ve always considered what else can I do with it? so thank you so much for sharing this recipe!

  • Noor says:

    Thanks everyone yes they are SO easy to make and the taste MMM amazing. You can really do so much with crab.

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