Southern Style Crab Cakes

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Vannessa Vazquez

By
@imnmpbaby

I learned to make these during a cooking class and they are, by far, the best crab cakes I have ever had! I hope you enjoy them.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1 small
    onion, minced
  • 4 large
    egg yolks
  • 2 tsp
    coleman's dry mustard
  • 8 slice
    white bread (crusts trimmed, flattened, and finely diced)
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp
    freshly chopped parsley
  • 3 dash(es)
    tabasco sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper (black pepper works also)
  • 3 lb
    3 pounds jumbo lump crabmeat picked clean
  • FOR THE BREADING:

  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    freah bread crumbs
  • **PEANUT OIL IS RECOMMENDED FOR DEEP FRYING.

How to Make Southern Style Crab Cakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat butter in a small sauté pan and cook onion until transparent. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine onion, egg yolks and mustard. Stir in bread, cayenne pepper, Old Bay seasoning, mayonnaise, parsley, Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  3. Gently fold in the crab meat being careful not to break up the lumps. Form into 3 ounce cakes.
  4. Preheat deep fryer to 350 degrees.
  5. In a small bowl, combine beaten eggs and milk.
  6. Dip crab cakes in flour and then using a slotted spoon dip in the egg wash. Sprinkle with fresh bread crumbs, coating well.
  7. Deep-fry 5 minutes or until golden brown.

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