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Southern Crab Cakes
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Crab cakes topped with a delicious creamy lime and cilantro sauce.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 16 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 464.9
Total Carbs 1.6 g
Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
Sugars 0.1 g
Total Fat 41.2 g
Saturated Fat 5.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 18.0 g
Potassium 15.0 mg
Protein 25.1 g
Sodium 521.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
8 Fat , 3 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Crab Cakes
4 lb  dungeoness crab meat
1 each  eggs
1 tbsp  fresh lemon peel
0.125 tsp  old bay seasoning
2 tbsp  fresh basil
8 oz  saltine crackers
1 cup  mayonnaise
4 tbsp  vegetable oil

3 each  raw egg yolks
1 pinch  black pepper
0.125 tsp  old bay seasoning
3 oz  fresh lime juice
2 tbsp  fresh cilantro
1 pinch  salt
1 3/4 cup  vegetable oil
  1. In large mixing bowl, combine crab meat, whole egg, lemon zest, Old Bay Seasoning, chopped basil, crushed crackers, and mayonnaise. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Form crab meat mixture into 16 - 5 ounce patties. Cover and refrigerate 10 minutes.
  3. In skillet over medium, heat 4 tablespoons oil. Sauté crab cakes 4 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
  4. In blender, add egg yolks, Old Bay, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
  5. Blend 10 seconds.
  6. With blender running, slowly add oil. Blend until sauce is creamy. Serve over crab cakes, or on side.

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