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Crab Cakes Recipe


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup small diced yellow onions
  • 1/2 cup small diced celery
  • 1/4 cup small diced red bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup small diced yellow bell peppers
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 pound lump crab meat, cleaned and picked over for shells and cartilage
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley leaves
  • 3 tablespoons Creole mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 eggs
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 3/4 cups fine bread crumbs, 
  • 3 teaspoons Creole seasoning


Heat the olive oil in a medium saute pan over medium heat. Add the onions, celery, and peppers. Season with salt and pepper. Saute for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and continue to saute for 2 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and cool for 5 minutes. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the crab meat, green onions, grated cheese, parsley, Creole mustard, and juice of 1 lemon. Mix to incorporate. Set the mixture aside.

Season the mayonnaise with Worcestershire, salt and pepper.

Fold the cooled sauteed vegetables into the crab mixture. Fold 1/2 cup of the mayonnaise and 3/4 cup of the bread crumbs into the crab mixture. Mix gently but thoroughly. Form the into patties, about 1-inch thick. 

Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes on one side then flip and cook for 10 minutes on the other. Top with Remoulade.

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