Crab Croquettes With Sherry Sauce

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Total Time
30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

Sinfully delicious! My mother used to serve salmon croquettes with a white sauce. Me? I prefer crab. I like the croquettes with a Caesar salad, steamed asparagus with lemon, and warm crusty bread and cold butter. Add a nice white wine and I'm in heaven.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Tear the bread into small pieces and soak in 1 cup milk. Set aside.
  2. Saute the green pepper, celery and garlic in in 3 T olive oil until softened.
  3. Add the crab to the bread mixture. Mix well.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  5. Pour the remaining 3 T olive oil into the skillet over medium heat.
  6. Drop heaping spoonfulls of the crab mixture into the skillet. Flatten slightly with a fork or spatula.
  7. Fry until golden brown on both sides.
  8. Sauce:.
  9. Melt 1/4 c butter in a medium saucepan. Add the flour and cook 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  10. Add the cream slowly, stirring with a whisk to combat any lumps.
  11. Add the remaining ingredients.
  12. Serve over hot crab cakes.