Maryland Crab Cakes
|Crab meat||1 1⁄2 Pound, beaten|
|Onion||1 , chopped|
|Fresh bread crumbs||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 , beaten|
|Chopped parsley||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Dry mustard||1 Teaspoon|
|Seasoned flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (made with 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt and a pinch of pepper)|
|Heavy cream||To Taste|
|Butter/Oil||1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)|
Method In a skillet melt 6 tablespoons butter and fry onion until soft.
Add to the crab meat with breadcrumbs, eggs, parsley, mustard, paprika and salt and pepper to taste.
Stir the mixture, adding enough cream so that it will hold to- gether.
Form 6-8 small cakes, roll in seasoned flour and fry in oil or butter over moderate heat for 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels and serve at once.
Calories 463 Calories from Fat 246
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28 g43.1%
Saturated Fat 16 g79.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 219.4 mg73.1%
Sodium 241.6 mg10.1%
Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.6%
Sugars 2.4 g
Protein 35 g70.8%
Vitamin A 43.2% Vitamin C 33.7%
Calcium 7.2% Iron 13.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet