Golden Crab Cakes

Golden Crab Cakes

Courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood & Aquaculture 2 Servings • 20 Min. Prep Time • 8 Min. Cook Time

Ingredients

1 lb. fresh lump Florida crabmeat
2 Tbsp. red onion, minced
2 Tbsp. bell pepper, green or red, minced
1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
2 egg whites
3/4 c. mayonnaise
1 tsp. dry mustard
2 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
juice of 1 lemon
salt and pepper to taste
cracker meal, as needed
fresh bread crumbs, as needed
olive oil, as needed for pan frying

Directions:

1. In a medium-sized bowl combine the first four ingredients.

2. In a separate bowl combine the next five ingredients and stir mixture until smooth. Add to crabmeat mixture; stir and gradually add cracker meal until cakes can be formed.

3. Roll formed cakes in the fresh bread crumbs and pan fry in olive oil over medium heat until golden brown on both sides.

Recipe courtesy of Florida Department of Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture Marketing

Wine Pairings:

Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio-Chardonnay, Riesling/Rhine