carol's crabcakes

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By Sammie Christensen
from Radisson, WI

Recipe from Mariah Stewart's book "Devlin's Light"

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serves makes 8-10
prep time 4 Hr 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For carol's crabcakes

  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 clove
    garlic
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp
    sweet red, yellow or green pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/3 c
    whipping cream
  • 1 lb
    fresh lump crabmeat
  • 1 1/3 c
    ground bread crumbs (divided in half)
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground pepper
  • 1 tsp
    lemon peel, grated
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
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How To Make carol's crabcakes

  • 1
    Melt 1 tbl butter in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, chopped sweet peppers and onions. Cook 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in flour, cooking 4 more minutes, then gradually add whipping cream. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
  • 2
    Stir in crabmeat, 1/4 cup of the bread crumbs, egg, mustard, lemon juice and peel, salt and pepper. Mix well, remove from heat. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • 3
    When mixture has chilled, shape into 2" patties. Coat with remaining bread crumbs. Melt 2 tbl butter in large skillet. Cook crabcakes over medium heat until golden.

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