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Crab Cakes

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Ingredients
  Cooked crabmeat 1 Pound
  Butter/Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Dry bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 3
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Pick over the crabmeat very carefully, taking our and discarding all bits of the shell.

MAKING
2) In a skillet, melt the butter and cook the onion over low heat till it has turned transparent.
3) Add the breadcrumbs and blend properly.
4) Stir in the cleaned crabmeat, the beaten eggs as well as the seasoning.
5) Add just enough heavy cream to hold the mixture together.
6) Shape the mixture into 6 flat cakes and then roll each cake in flour.
7) In butter or oil, sauté the cakes till they have all nicely browned on both the sides and have thoroughly heated.

SERVING
8) Serve hot with lemon butter and tartar sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1585 Calories from Fat 750

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g131.1%

Saturated Fat 43.7 g218.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1044.9 mg348.3%

Sodium 7407.4 mg308.6%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g26.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.5%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 120 g240.7%

Vitamin A 68.8% Vitamin C 99.8%

Calcium 53.8% Iron 61.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Crab Cakes Recipe