CREOLE CRAB CAKES

 

  • Cooking Time: 4 minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • * 1 stalk celery, finely chopped
  • * 1 small onion, finely chopped (1/3 cup)
  • * 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • * 1 egg, beaten
  • * 1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • * 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • * 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • * 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • * 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • * 1-1/2 cups soft French bread crumbs
  • * 8 ounces fresh cooked crab meat or canned crab meat, drained, flaked, and cartilage removed (about 1 1/2 cups
  • * 3 tablespoons finely chopped red sweet pepper
  • * 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • * Purchased tartar sauce
  • * 3 tablespoons finely chopped green sweet pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook celery and onion in the 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet until tender; cool slightly.
  • 2. Combine egg, mayonnaise or salad dressing, dry mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, and ground red pepper in a mixing bowl. Add celery mixture, bread crumbs, crab meat, and the red and green sweet pepper. Mix well. Shape into 12 cakes.
  • 3. Cook the crab cakes in the 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve with tartar sauce. Makes 8 appetizer servings or 4 main course servings.

Notes

I am not a seafood lover of any kind,but I have tried these crab cakes and they are delicious. Crab cakes are probably the only seafood blend I will eat if made right.

Categories: Savory 

Author Credit: Better Homes and garden

Website Credit: http://www.bhg.com

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