Pan-Fried Crab Cakes With Bell Pepper Butter Sauce

Pan-Fried Crab Cakes With Bell Pepper Butter Sauce

If you're lucky enough to be close to fisherman or a fish port, you will have access to fresh crab right out of the ocean.  Take advantage of it.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Ingredients

For 2 Serving(s) ()

Recipe

  • 4 tablespoon(s) bread crumbs (approximately)
  • 1 extra large egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon(s) mayonnaise
  • 0.25 tablespoon(s) curry powder
  • 3 drop(s) hot pepper sauce (or more)
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 0.13 teaspoon(s) ground cloves
  • 0.13 teaspoon(s) cayenne pepper
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) dry mustard
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 pound(s) fresh lump crabmeat
  • 5 tablespoon(s) corn or peanut oil (approximately)
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Pan-Fried Crab Cakes With Bell Pepper Butter Sauce Directions

  1. Combine egg, mayo, and seasoning.
  2. Add crabmeat and enough breadcrumbs to absorb excess moisture (it is important not to add too much). Stir carefully to blend. Mixture should be firm to hold together.
  3. Form 6 patties and place on wax-paper, uncovered, for 15 or 20 minutes to dry slightly.
  4. Heat oil in large skillet and saute over medium heat until golden brown. Turn and brown on second side. Serve with sauce.


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