How about a winning recipe for crab cakes?

Yes, here is our well tested CHESAPEAKE BAY CRAB CAKES recipe from our years in Virginia Beach....Enjoy!

1    lb.  backfin crabmeat
4    T fine, dry breadcrumbs
2    T finely chopped parsley
I cup mayonnaise
I t Worcestershire Sauce
4    T red pepper, finely chopped and sautéed in 1 T butter until softened
1    T lemon juice
6    drops Tabasco, or to taste
1 ½ t Old Bay seasoning

Fold together gently crabmeat, breadcrumbs and parsley
Mix remaining ingredients in a separate bowl.  
Fold gently into crabmeat mixture.
Form into 6 cakes and broil for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until nicely browned.

(Leftovers reheat beautifully and they can be frozen)

 If you prefer a fried cake, dredge them in Panko breadcrumbs and fry in a little vegetable oil and butter, finish heating in the oven!  The Old Bay seasoning has some heat and you can certainly adjust that to taste.

1 comment:

  1. Betty,
    Reads like a super receipe, will definitely try it, and perhaps add a bit of heat which I always enjoy. will send my comments following my tasting.