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Crab Cakes

Crab cakes are a special party appetizer, topped with a dollop of mustard sauce, or lemon or lime aioli. Serve with creamy or tangy coleslaw, crisp green beans, steamed or roasted fingerling potatoes and corn for a festive meal.


  • 1 lb lump crab meat , drained and picked off of shells
  • ½ C panko bread crumbs
  • 1 egg , beaten
  • 4 T light mayo
  • 2 t Dijon mustard
  • 1 t worcestershire
  • 1 lemon , juice and zest
  • 1 T fresh basil , minced
  • 2 scallions , minced
  • 1 t paprika
  • ¼ t crushed red pepper
  • ¼ t ground allspice
  • ¼ t salt
  • ¼ t black pepper
  • 2 T vegetable oil


  1. In a large bowl, gently mix all of the ingredients except for the oil. Form the mixture into 8 equal-sized patties and set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the vegetable oil. When the oil is hot, gently place the crab cakes in the pan and sauté for 4-5 minutes on each side until they are browning on the outsides and cooked through inside. Serve with fresh lemon wedges.

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