Crab Cakes Or Fritters

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Crab Cakes Or Fritters

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    to 6 cakes


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup lump or backfin crabmeat

  • 1

    cup special crabmeat

  • = (small pieces white crabmeat)

  • ½

    cup mayonnaise

  • ½

    teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper

  • ½

    lemon -- juiced

  • cups panko bread crumbs

  • Vegetable oil -- for frying

Directions

If using a deep fryer, heat vegetable oil to 375 degrees. In a bowl combine the crabmeat, mayonnaise, and pepper. Form into either 1-ounce balls for fritters or into 3-ounce cakes. Roll in the panko to evenly coat. Deep-fry the fritters in until golden brown, about 5 to 7 minutes or pan-fry the cakes in 1 to 2 inches of 375 degree vegetable oil until golden brown and flip to brown on the other side about 3 to 4 minutes per side. Drain both on a tray lined with paper towels. Serve immediately. This recipe yields 4 to 6 cakes, 16 fritters.


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