Crab Cakes with Tomatillo Cocktail Sauce

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 8 mins

I don't remember where this came from, I've had it written on a well worn scrap of paper for years. If you live away from the ocean and can't get fresh seafood, then use whatever kind of crab you can get.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the cakes- Mix the crab, peppers, onion, parsley lightly.
  2. In another bowl, mix the mayo, bread crumbs, paprika, mustard, hot sauce together.
  3. Add to the crab mixture.
  4. Roll in small balls.
  5. Mix the remaining 2 c.
  6. bread crumbs and parsley.
  7. Roll balls in crumbs.
  8. Fry in margarine or butter till brown over med-high heat.
  9. For the sauce- Chop the tomatillos, place in a food processor or blender and process til almost smooth, drain.
  10. Place in a bowl and add remaining ingredients, stir.
  11. Serve with the cakes.