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Chef John's Crab Cakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 saltine crackers, crushed
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seafood seasoning
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 egg, beaten
salt to taste
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 pound fresh crab meat, drained
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
2 tablespoons butter

Directions:
Directions:
Mix saltine crackers, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, seafood seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, egg, salt and cayenne pepper in a large bowl.
Stir in crab meat until combined but still chunky.
Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Sprinkle breadcrumbs on a plate.
Shape chilled crab mixture into 4 thick patties and coat with breadcrumbs.
Melt butter in skillet over medium heat.
Cook crab cakes until golden brown, about 4 minutes on each side.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour and 30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These crispy fried crab cakes are packed with sweet tender crab meat! Enjoy with lemon wedges and tartar sauce.

 

 

 

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