Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins
What can I say about these crab cakes, except "They are really, really good"!
- 1⁄2 cup butter
- 1 cup celery, diced small
- 1 small onion, peeled, and diced small
- 1 small green pepper, diced small
- 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1⁄2 cup parsley, chopped fine
- 1 lb lump crabmeat
- 2 eggs, well beaten
- 2 hard-boiled eggs, diced small
- 2 cups breadcrumbs
- Melt butter in a med-sized saucepan.
- Sauté celery, onion, and green pepper, until tender.
- Add mustard and Worcestershire sauce.
- Move mixture to a lg. mixing bowl, and add parsley, crabmeat, and 2 well-beaten eggs. Mix well with hands.
- Fold in diced hard-boiled eggs and 1 cup breadcrumbs.
- Mold with medium ice cream scoop into crab cakes.
- Sprinkle with remaining breadcrumbs.
- Broil to cook 30 minutes.
- •To prepare these deep-fried:
- Beat 2 eggs with 1/2 cup milk.
- Roll each crab cake in this mixture, then roll in dish of 1 cup of breadcrumbs.
- Deep fry at 375°F, until golden brown.
We loved these from the first to the last, which we were fighting over by the way :) I squirted lemon on them before serving and sprinkled with parsley. Great crab cakes!
These are the best crab cakes EVER!!!! I loved the hard-boiled eggs in them.....really put these over the top!!! I'm throwing out my old recipe. Thanks so much for sharing, CookinNEatinGal!!!