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Crab Cakes with Sweet White Corn-and Tomato Relish

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Why I Love This Recipe

Our family really enjoyed these wonderful crabcakes and relish. Enjoy!

Ingredients You'll Need

6 Tbsp. butter, divided
1 small sweet onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 lb. fresh lump crabmeat, drained
3 cups soft breadcrumbs, divided
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. hot sauce
1 tsp. lemon juice
Sweet White-Corn-and Tomato Relish:
4 ears fresh white corn (like Silver Queen)
2 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped
3 green onions, sliced
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. garlic salt
1/8 tsp. hot sauce


Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add onion and garlic, and sauté until tender. Remove from heat; stir in crabmeat, 2 cups soft breadcrumbs, and next 9 ingredients. Shape mixture into 8 patties; dredge in remaining 1 cup soft breadcrumbs.

Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook 4 crab cakes 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Repeat procedure with remaining 2 Tbsp. butter and crab cakes. Serve immediately with Sweet White-Corn-and Tomato Relish, or cover and chill up to 4 hours. Serves 4-8 depending on portion desired.

Sweet White-Corn-and Tomato Relish: Cutting recipe in half is sufficient quantity for the crab cakes. Make sure to chill at least the 3 hrs.

Cook corn in boiling water to cover 1 minute; drain and cool. Cut kernels from cobs.

Stir together corn, tomatoes, and remaining ingredients; cover and chill 3 hours. Makes 3 cups.

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