CRAB CAKES
               03-01-2007

PREP TIME:  20 minutes
COOK TIME: 10 Minutes
YIELDS: 4



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 3/8 cup olive oil
  • 1 (6 ounce) can canned crab meat, drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 8 ounce buttery round crackers, crushed (Ritz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs


1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in skillet over high heat. Saute green onions briefly until tender; cool slightly.

2. Combine crab meat, sautéed green onions, egg, mayonnaise, dry mustard, crushed crackers,
cayenne pepper, garlic powder, Old Bay seasoning, salt and pepper to taste. Form into 1/2 inch thick
patties with bread crumbs.

3. Heat 1/2 cup oil in skillet over medium high heat. Cook cakes until golden brown on each side. Drain
briefly on paper towels and serve hot.