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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Best Crab Cakes Ever!


When you catch fresh PNW crab straight from the ocean, click here,
you better have some good crab recipes! 


 I have tried many different crab cake recipes, but I always come back to this one time and time again!
This recipe is full of flavor, yet highlights the most important part of a crab cake--the crab!
Plus...it's super simple!  Gotta love that!

Ingredients:

1+ pound fresh crab (about 3+ cups)
1 cup mayo
1 egg beaten
1 cup panko crumbs
1-2 Tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning (depending how strong you like it.)
1 teaspoon dry mustard
juice of lemon
salt and pepper (to taste)
butter (optional for frying)


Mix all ingredients together,

  

adding the fresh, 3++ cups of crab last.  Mix well.
Add salt and pepper to taste.




  Form crab mixture into patties.

  

Place patties in a preheated pan with the melted butter.
Cook about 3 minutes on each side until... cakes are golden on all sides and warm throughout.


Can't you just smell these frying up on a hot griddle?
Dip these delicious morsels of heaven in your favorite seafood sauce.
Savor and repeat...Mmmm!

Click here for a yummy crab linguine!





Linking up to:  SerenityNow, J&MEyeCandy, CraftoManiac, HomeSavvyAtoZ, EmbellishingLife, SkiptoMyLou,StrictlyHomemade, GingerSnapCrafts, HouseOfHepworths,

9 comments :

  1. Seriously..you are killing me here. I love crab cakes and those look amazing!

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  2. Moment of silence for how yummy those look!!!!

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  3. Those look fantastic Michelle! I must get me some crab!

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  4. It is not nice to torture us like that!! Looks good!! I am so jealous! Have a wonderful day!

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  5. Thank you for stopping by and leaving such a sweet comment on my blog. You are awesome! I am glad I stopped by too because these crab cakes look amazing! I {heart} Crab! I hope you have a great week!

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  6. YUM! What A GREAT Recipe! I'd love it if you came by Cast Party Wednesday Tomorrow and shared some recipes with us.
    Thanks,
    I hope to see you there!
    http://ladybehindthecurtain.com

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  7. Recipe looks great, Michelle! Love me some crab!

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  8. Yummy! I've tried many different recipes for crab cakes, but none like this one. I can't wait to try it!
    You've made a follower out of me!
    Best,
    Rikka J.
    Ricochet and Away!

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  9. Your crab cakes look amazing and I LOVED the crabbing post! :) Thank you so much for linking up at Savvy HomeMade Monday. We are partying again and I hope you will stop by!

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