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Maryland Crab Cakes with Old Bay Sherry Cream


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Serves 4 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 10–15 (3–4 if frying)

Why I Love This Recipe

*BACK FIN - The back fin portion consists of flakes of white meat, coming from the special meat and the jumbo lump. Back fin is a popular crab meat for Chesapeake Bay, MD style crab cakes.

**JUMBO LUMP - The jumbo lump crab meat comes from larger crabs, it is the meat from the two large muscles connected to the swimming legs. Contrary to smaller portions of crab meat, it can be used whole. It has a brilliant white color.


Ingredients You'll Need

3 eggs
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
½ cup mayonnaise
1 tsp dry sherry
2 tsp tarragon, chopped
1 tsp capers, finely chopped
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
3½ tbsp dry breadcrumbs
½ tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
2 tsp ketchup
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 lb backfin*
1 lb jumbo lump**


Directions

Preheat oven broiler or fryer.


Beat together egg, lemon juice, mayonnaise, sherry, tarragon, capers, parsley, breadcrumbs, Old Bay, ketchup and mustard. Gently mix in back fin. Carefully fold in Jumbo lump, with caution not to break.


Broil for 10 to 15 minutes or fry for approximately 3 to 4 minutes until lightly brown.


* For Crab Cakes, weight out 6 ounces each.


* For Crab balls, weigh out 5, 1 ounce balls.


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