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Crab Cakes

Crab CakesRecipe courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 ounces mixed crab meat
8 ounces potatoes, cooked and mashed
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1/2 of a small onion, grated
1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
Pinch cayenne
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 large eggs, beaten - divided use
All-purpose flour
2 ounces dry bread crumbs
1 ounce oatmeal
Vegetable oil, for shallow frying
Lemon wedges for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix together potatoes, crabmeat, seasoning, onion, parsley, cayenne and lemon juice.
  2. Bind together with half of the beaten egg, and shape into 9 cakes, using floured hands.
  3. Mix bread crumbs and oatmeal together. Dip the cakes in beaten egg and coat with the bread crumbs mixture.
  4. Shallow fry in hot oil for 4 to 6 minutes, turning once.
  5. Serve with lemon wedges.

Makes 9 crab cakes.

"From sea to plate, Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future."

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority www.seafish.org.