Monday, July 11, 2011

~~~The BEST Maryland Crab Cakes!!!~~~~

Yesterday I showed you our table and dinner that was crab cakes, pierogies ans summer slaw! I am going to share the recipes here.  For the crabcakes: you use 1 lb. crabmeat, 1 1/2 c. bread crumbs or 15 Ritz crackers,2-3 T. minced scallions, 2 T. minced sweet red pepper, 1/2 Tsp dried thyme, 1 T. parsley, 1/4 c. mayonnaise, 1 egg, 2 tsp. lemon juice and 1/2 tsp. lemon zest, 2 tsp. dijon mustard, 2 T. butter and a few dashes of Worchestershire.
 Toss together crabmeat, 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, scallions and spices. In another bowl combine the mayo, egg and mustard. Stir into crab mixture. Form into 8 patties. NOTE: Make a large ball of the mixture, divide it in half then keep dividing til you have 8 even portions. Then coat the patties with the remaining bread crumbs. Heat butter in skillet and saute patties til golden brown on both sides and heated through.

 This would be enought to serve 4 people 2 patties each.
 The summer slaw is different from cole slaw in that it is all DICED instead of shredded. The slaw includes: diced cabbage, tomatoes, cucumbers and green onions. The dressing is made of : mayo, sugar, cider vinegar and salt. I don't have measurements, I just kind of wing it til it tastes the way I want!!!!!!! Enjoy!!!!!
 I will add this to Yvonne's On The Menu Monday at http://www.stonegable.blogspot.com/   You can see her button on the left side of my blog. I will also join ML at her Foodie Friday party! http://www.designsbygollum.blogspot.com/

Thanks again for your visit, I so appreciate it!!!!! XO, Pinky

12 comments:

  1. Pinky, I'm in such a terrible rut these days...eating the same ole boring stuff. I should def. try these. Thanks for posting the recipe! It all looks yummy! :)

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  2. Hi Pinky, wow, do these ever look delicious?!

    Just so yummy...thanks for sharing with us.

    Barb ♥

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  3. Hi lovely lady.
    I love your Crabcakes looks so yummy. I sometimes use Stove Top Stuffing Mix with my Crab~~ This is great for Big dinner partys sweet lady.
    You also did a Great job on your lovely Tablescapes for your dinner for two sweet.
    XXOO Diane

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  4. I haven't had crab cakes in such a long time! Also love the idea of Summer Slaw, it sounds great:@)

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  5. Pinky, What is better than crab cakes! So delicious! I have never used ritz crackers in a crab recipe. Wouldn't this taste fabulous stuffed in a big portabella mushroom? YUMMY!
    I am sad that I won't see you on Thursday. We are postponing our lunch~ I'll let you know the new details.
    Thank you for participating in ON THE MENU MONDAY! YOu are a cherished friend!
    xo Yvonne

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  6. Those crab cakes look so incredible. It is making me so hungry.

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  7. Ok....it's 10:30pm, I've just read your crab cakes recipe, and after looking at them, I'm starving......
    They look so good......

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  8. Wow, everything looks GREAT! I want to come and hang out at YOUR house -- I think we could be best friends!

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  9. Pinky, your recipes are wonderful and the crab cakes and slaw will be a real treat for my family who I know will love them. I hope you have a great evening. Blessings...Mary

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  10. Looks good, I love crab cakes. Thanks for sharing this at the DI & DI Link Party, we loved it!

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Thanks you for leaving your lovely comments. xo, Pinky

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