Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

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Total Time
35mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 10 mins

This recipe was from a local restaurant. These crab cakes are very easy to make and the roasted red pepper sauce adds a wonderful flavor to the crab.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

  • 2 red peppers, grilled then peeled
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • Crab Cakes

  • 1 lb flaked crabmeat
  • 2 teaspoons freshly chopped dill
  • 12 red pepper, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (preferably white)
  • 12 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 13 cup lemon juice
  • 13 cup breadcrumbs
  • 14 cup clarified butter (melted, solids strained out)

Directions

  1. To make sauce: Combine peppers, balsamic vinegar, olive oil and salt and pepper.
  2. Blend in blender until smooth.
  3. To make crab cakes: Combine dill, diced pepper, 2 Tbsp bread crumbs, pepper and salt.
  4. Add crab meat and stir together.
  5. Mix egg, mayonnaise, mustard and lemon juice together and fold into crab mixture.
  6. Shape into 6 or 8 cakes and press into bread crumbs to give light coating.
  7. Add clarified butter to frying pan and heat over medium heat.
  8. Add crab cakes and brown each side.
  9. Serve on individual plates topped with roasted red pepper sauce.