Delmarvalous Crab Cakes

Delmarvalous Crab Cakes Recipe

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Carol lynn Orrell

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@cebreeze

My Mom (88yo retired restaurant owner)and myself(RN) learned to cook by osmosis from mom and chefs. This recipe is one that I have been working on for many years and feel that it is where it needs to be. Our family thinks its the best.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    fine chopped onions
  • 1/2 c
    fine chopped celery
  • 1/2 c
    fine chopped sweet red bell pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1. SAUTEE ABOVE VEGETABLES IN HOT OLIVE OIL AND BUTTER.

  • COOL ABOVE.

  • 1/2 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
    mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1
    beaten egg
  • 1 lb
    crab meat
  • 2. CHECK 1LB OF LUMP CRAB MEAT FOR SHELLS (MAY SUBSITUTE WHATEVER CRAB MEAT YOU MAY BE ABLE TO FIND IN YOUR AREA. JUST CHECK IT FOR SHELL.

  • MIX TOGETHER THE LAST 5 INGREDIENTS

  • FORM INTO ROUND FLAT DISC OF EVEN THICKNESS

  • ROLL IN PANKO

  • 2 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • FRY IN......1/2 BUTTER AND 1/2 OLIVE OIL. APPROX 3 MIN ON EACH SIDE UNTIL GOLDEN BROWN.

  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 4 Tbsp
    salted butter
  • ·
    let me know how you like them....my family thinks they are awsome

How to Make Delmarvalous Crab Cakes

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  1. This recipe can function in many different ways...as a stuffing for whole fish of any kind...or even as a stuffing for fish filet...I have used it for sole turban...which is simply a ball of crab cake with flounder filet wrapped around it.
  2. Deglaze the pan with 1/2C sherry after sauteing veg. onion, celery, peppers. Increase mayo by 2 tbs and make cheese sauce with you fav cheese...basic sauce is equal parts ie...2TBS Butter melted, 2TBS flour, sautee but do not brown in butter...2c milk, half and half, or cream...makes a white sauce. Add 2 cups of cheese...you now mix your crab cake recipe with cheese sauce to taste...top with bread crumbs and bake til bubbly. You now have crab meat augratin. Your imagination is all you need to transform this basic recipe into whatever you want.

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