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Crab Cakes

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Ingredients
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Soft bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bottled hot pepper sauce 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned crabmeat 7 Ounce, drained, flaked, and cartilage removed (1 Can)
  Snipped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Finely crushed saltine crackers 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep-Fat Frying)
Directions

In bowl combine 1 egg, bread crumbs, mayonnaise, mustard, and hot pepper sauce.
Stir in crab meat and parsley.
Using about 1/4 cup crab mixture for each, shape into patties.
Cover and chill 1 hour.
In small bowl combine 1 egg and water.
Dip patties in crushed crackers, then in egg-water mixture; coat with crushed crackers again.
In wok heat 1 1/2 inches cooking oil to 375°.
Fry 2 or 3 patties at a time for 2 to 3 minutes or till golden on both sides.
Drain on paper toweling.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Crab
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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