Simple Crab Cakes

Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound lump crabmeat
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 fresh jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons old bay seasoning
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 cups fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • salt & pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • SPICY MAYONNAISE
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons hot chile sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Directions
  • Carefully pick over the crabmeat feeling for bits of shell and cartilage and discarding them. Stir in the peppers, seasoning and mayonnaise. Stir in up to 1/2 cup of bread crumbs to mixture or as much is needed to bind ingredients. Shape into 4 - 6 cakes, depending on desired size. Place on a plate and chill for 1 hour in refrigerator. Dip each cake into beaten egg and then into bread crumbs and set aside. Heat oil in a non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Cook cakes on each side until golden brown. Serve warm with spicy mayonnaise

  • Stir all ingredients until well combined and chill


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