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Mini Crab or Shrimp Cakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dianne Barr-Cole
Added: Sunday, July 19, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz. cream cheese
3/4 c. Parmesan, divided
1 egg
1/4 c. sour cream
1 t. orange peel
1/2 t. lemon peel
4 T. chives, divided
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. Cayenne

6 oz. crab or salad shrimp
1 c. Panko bread crumbs
1/4 c. butter, melted

Directions:
Directions:
Mix cream cheese, 1/2 of Parmesan, egg, sour cream, orange and lemon peel, 1/2 chives, salt, and Cayenne in mixer. Blend until thoroughly mixed. Add crab or shrimp. Stir to mix.

Meantime, melt butter. Add in small quantities to Panko until crumbs form. Spray mini-muffin pan with Pam. Place about 1 t. crumb mixture in bottom of each muffin cup. Add about 2 T. crab or shrimp mixture. Top with pinch of remaining Parmesan and a pinch of chives. Bake @ 375 F for about 25 min. until lightly browned. Cool 5 min. in pan. Serve warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min. until you have to crack the crab; then it takes about 30.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are dynamite!

 

 

 

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