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Crab Cake

What is crab cake? A crab cake is an American dish composed of crab meat and various other ingredients, such as bread crumbs, milk, mayonnaise, eggs, yellow onions, and seasonings. Occasionally other ingredients such as red or green peppers or pink radishes are added, at which point the cake is then sautéed, baked, or grilled and then served. Crab cakes are traditionally associated with the area surrounding the Chesapeake Bay, in particular the state of Maryland and the city of Baltimore. To know more about Crab Cake,check out more info's here!!

Whenever we eat at Western restaurant or shop at food market I never have any intention to order or buy any crab cake.I don't know why I'm not curious how crab cake taste .But recently when I shop at BJ's wholesale I saw crab claw meat on sale..I debate what should I do with the crab claw meat ..making soup or sauce? Well ,at last I'm curious enough and decided to make crab cake since I never try crab cake.I adapted this recipe from Paula Deen since the reviewers gave her 5 stars!!

Adapted from HERE!
1 pound crab meat, free of shells( I used ready picked crab claw meat)
1/3 cup crushed crackers (recommended: Ritz)
1 stalk green onions (green and white parts), finely chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 egg
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp wasabi
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp salt
Dash cayenne pepper
Flour, for dusting
1/2 cup peanut oil
Favorite dipping sauce, for serving

1:In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients, except for the flour and peanut oil. Shape into patties and dust with flour.

2:Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When oil is hot, carefully place crab cakes, in batches, in pan and fry until browned, about 4 to 5 minutes. Carefully flip crab cakes and fry on other side until golden brown, about 4 minutes..

3: Serve warm with preferred sauce.

combined all ingredients in a large bowl
mixed well
shape as patty and ready to fry



Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...
May 6, 2011 at 4:48 AM

this look so good, must be very flavourful and delicious!

yummylittlecooks said...
May 6, 2011 at 7:19 AM

Delicious crab cake!!

pigpigscorner said...
May 6, 2011 at 10:05 AM

I had this once and it was so dry! Yours looks so much better!

Angie's Recipes said...
May 6, 2011 at 10:12 AM

They look so delicious!

HS Kitchen And Hobby said...
May 7, 2011 at 11:38 AM

I like this, will try out . Happy mother's day to you.

mycookinghut said...
May 7, 2011 at 1:29 PM

I love this and oh boy, need to try out!

Beachlover's Kitchen said...
May 8, 2011 at 8:04 PM

Thank you dear ☺

yummylittle cooks:
Thank you for dropping by and your kind words ☺

Thank you ☺

Thank you ☺

kitchen and Hobby;
Thank you and same to you ☺

my cookinghut;
thank you leemei..yes you should!!

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Hi!! My name is Lesley and I'm a simple SAHM(stay at home mom) who currantly live in Long Island,New York with my daughter Mishu and hubby Eliot .I'm Malaysian who live in US and A for many many moon and I'm also a person who love to eat, cook and bake. If you have any suggestions ,questions or comments please feel free to email me at beachlover1917(at)yahoo(dot)com. To know more about my life or my kitchen you can always hop over to my other 2 blog.