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Crab Balls

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Ingredients
  Crab meat 1 Pound
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Dehydrated parsley flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Soft bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2 , lightly beaten
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
Directions

Pick over crab meat; remove any bits of shell and cartilage.
Flake crab meat; place in mixing bowl.
Melt butter in small saucepan.
Add seasonings, bread-crumbs, and egg yolks to crab; mix well.
Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until stiff enough to be handled easily.
Form into 35 small balls the size of a walnut; dredge in flour.
Heat several inches of oil in heavy saucepan or deep-fat fryer to 360°F.
Fry crab balls until golden brown

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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