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Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe

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This recipe for Maryland Crab Cakes, by , is from The Heffernan Family Cookbook Volume 2, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mike Hanrahan
Added: Friday, November 16, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. crab meat (lump or backfin)
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten
5 tbl. mayonnaise
1 tbl. finely chopped parsley
2 tsp. Worchestershire sauce
1 tsp. prepared mustard
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper

Directions:
Directions:
1. Remove cartilage from crab meat.
2. Mix breadcrumbs, egg, mayo, parsley, Worchestershire sauce, mustard, salt and pepper.
3. Pour mixture over crabmeat, fold in lightly but thoroughly.
4. Form into 6 cakes. Refrigerate for about 1 hour (this keeps the cakes from falling apart).
5. Saute in butter until golden brown, about 4-5 minutes per side.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I can't believe JoJo did not include this. Of course maybe this was supposed to be a secret recipe and I blew it.

 

 

 

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