Jersey Shore Crab Cakes Recipe

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Jersey Shore Crab Cakes

Kathleen Lewis

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@KittiKar001

My grandmother made these from a recipe given to her by my great-great aunt. My father would go crabbing in the bay and his mom would have a steaming pot ready upon his return to cook the crab.
My 5 brothers wives and children grew up on this recipe. Since Crab is expensive I have adapted to make it cost effective. Enjoy


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

6 slice
onion
3 stick
celery stalk
1 large
green bell pepper
4 small
egg
3 Tbsp
mayonaise or salad dressing
1 lb
crabmeat, fresh or imitation crab meat works well
1 Tbsp
old bay seasoning
1 medium
yellow or red bell pepper
bread crumbs, dry
cooking oil

GRANDMA NEW JERSEY CRABCAKES/BALLS

Directions Step-By-Step

1
1. Dice Onion, celery, bell peppers in small pieces and mix together.
2
2. Break up crab/Krab (imitation) to fine shred.
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3. Place all in a bowl and and 2 eggs, mayonaise, and Old Bay seasoning. Mix well.
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4. Add bread crumbs and mix to a consistency that will roll into a ball without falling apart somewhat moist.
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5. Determine whether you want them flat or ball shaped. Shape and turn on pan of oil, enough oil to cover if ball shaped otherwise may fry in small amount.
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6. Beat eggs in a bowl. Pour Breadcrumbs in another bowl. Dip cake or ball in egg removing excess and then dip or roll in breadcrumbs covering well.
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7. Fry or deep fry until crispy brown. Serve with Worchestershire sauce or cocktail sauce. Serve warm or cold.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American