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Spicy Maryland Crab Cakes

Ingredients

1 lb jumbo lump crab meat
1 lb back fin crab meat
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 eggs lightly beaten
1 and 1/2 tbs Dijon mustard
1 tbs fresh lemon juice
3 tsp old bay seasoning
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
2 cups panko bread crumbs
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 tbs fresh parsley, chopped
canola oil for deep frying
Directions:
  • Add all ingredients to a non metal bowl, except for the crab meat and panko. Mix well.
  • Stir in the panko and crab meat, mix well then  form into 8-10 balls a little larger than a golf ball.  Form tightly.
  • Refrigerate the crab cakes, covered for about an hour before cooking.
  • In a large saucepan or deep fryer, heat oil to 350 degrees, then fry the crab cakes in batches until golden brown. 3-5 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve with tartar sauce as is on as crab cake sandwiches.

Servings

8

Prep

1 hr 10 min

Cook

8 min

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Skill Level

Easy