Crab Cakes Portabella (((Delicious)))

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

In Italian this dish is called Funghi Portabello Farci Con Carne di Granchi. These are Maryland Crab Cakes and can be fried or baked without the Portabello mushrooms.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place crabmeat into large mixing bowl.
  2. Add, egg, butter, flour, milk, Cream Sherry, salt, pepper, garlic powder, mayonnaise, baking powder, cracker crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, Old Bay seasoning and parsley flakes.
  3. Mix well with large spoon.
  4. Form the mixture between the palms of your hands into 2 large balls, gently squeezing out excess juice, then somewhat or lightly flattening and forming the balls into the cakes.
  5. Place crab cakes on top of each Portabello mushroom in a baking dish or baking pan.
  6. Slightly flatten the crab cakes so that they spread out to cover the mushrooms.
  7. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
  8. Preheat oven to 380 degrees.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes.
  10. Then place under the broiler for 2 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with paprika and serve with your favorite garnish, such as lemon wedges.
Most Helpful

This recipe was very flavorful and I loved the fact that it was baked rather than fried. The mushroom tops made an excellent base for the cake, and the mushroom somewhat flavored the crab. Next time I'll probably coat the mushroom with olive oil and salt it. Thanks for sharing!

Barenaked Chef October 05, 2005