Classic New England Crab Cakes
This Classic New England Crab Cakes will melt in your mouth! Preparation time: 45 minutes. 6 servings.
|0.5 cups||finely chopped onion|
|0.5 cups||finely chopped celery|
|6 Tbsps||unsalted butter|
|1 lb||lump crab meat|
|0.333 cups||fine dry bread crumbs|
|0.5 tsps||seafood seasoning|
|0.5 tsps||Worcestershire sauce|
|3 drops||hot sauce|
|2 Tbsps||minced parsley|
Cook onion and celery in 4 tablespoons butter over moderately low heat, until tender and transfer to a bowl. Stir in crab and bread crumbs.
In a small bowl whisk together mayonnaise, seafood seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste and stir into crab mixture until combined well.
Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Form crab mixture into 6 flattened rounds. Chill crab cakes, covered with plastic wrap, at least 1 hour.
Heat 1 tablespoon butter over moderate heat until foam subsides and cook half of crab cakes until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Cook remaining cakes in remaining tablespoon butter in same manner.