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Crab Cakes with Homemade Tatar Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Crab Cakes from Linda Blend / Tatar Sauce by Once Upon a Chef

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FOR THE CRAB CAKES
1 pound of lump crab meat
1 egg
2 - 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons Worchestershire sauce
2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
20 (or so) Saltine crackers (crushed very, very fine) (I put in a food processor)

FOR THE QUICK TARTAR SAUCE
1 cup mayonnaise
1-1/2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon minced red onion
1-2 tablespoons lemon juice, to taste
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Put the following in blender and blend until frothy:
egg
mayonnaise
Dijon mustard
Worschestershire sauce
Old Bay seasoning

In a bowl (mix well):
1/4 cup of cracker crumbs
egg mixture

Add the crab and mix lightly - try not to break crab lumps too much
Form into 4 - 6 cakes. Put in refrigerator for 30 minutes or so (it could be all day or anytime really)

Heat 1-1/2 inch of oil in a pan on medium heat. When hot - add cakes that have been rolled in the leftover cracker crumbs

Fry on one side for a few minutes, turn over and fry other side.

Drain on paper towels and serve

FOR THE QUICK TARTAR SAUCE
Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Optional: Sliced lemons and/or diced scallions for dressing before serving

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These crab cakes are absolutely delicious! The tatar sauce is fab!

 

 

 

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