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Florida Seafood Recipe

Golden Crab Cakes

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Ingredients  
1 pound fresh lump crabmeat
2 tablespoons red onion, minced
2 tablespoons bell pepper, green or red, minced
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
2 egg whites
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon dry mustard
2 teaspoons old bay seasoning
  juice of 1 lemon
  salt and pepper to taste
  cracker meal, as needed
  fresh bread crumbs, as needed
  olive oil, as needed for pan frying
 
Preparation  
In a medium-sized bowl combine the first four ingredients. In a separate bowl combine the next five ingredients and stir mixture until smooth. Add to crabmeat mixture; stir and gradually add cracker meal until cakes can be formed. Roll formed cakes in the fresh bread crumbs and pan fry in olive oil over medium heat until golden brown on both sides.

Yield
4 portions

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Golden Crab Cakes

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