Crab Lace Patties On Lettuce
|Cooked crabmeat||3⁄4 Pound|
|Grated parmesan cheese||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Minced parsley||2 Tablespoon|
|Dry oregano||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced / pressed|
|Dry bread crumbs||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Green onions with tops||2 , thinly sliced|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Whipping cream||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Olive oil/Salad oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Firm ripe avocado||1 Large|
|Butter lettuce leaves||12 Large, rinsed and crisped|
Break crab into flakes.
Place in a bowl; add cheese, parsley, oregano, garlic, crumbs, onions, egg, and cream.
Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a wide frying pan over medium heat.
Mound 3 tablespoons of the crab mixture in pan, spreading to make a 3-inch cake.
Repeat until pan is filled, but don't crowd patties in pan.
Cook patties until lightly browned on bottoms about 2 minutes; then turn and cook until other side is very lightly browned about 1 minute.
Lift out and arrange on a warm plate; keep warm.
Repeat until all patties are cooked, adding more oil as needed.
To serve, pit, peel, and slice avocado.
On 4 dinner plates, arrange lettuce, avocado slices, and crab patties.