Crab Croquettes With Sherry Sauce

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.

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30mins
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ingredients

directions

  • Tear the bread into small pieces and soak in 1 cup milk. Set aside.
  • Saute the green pepper, celery and garlic in in 3 T olive oil until softened.
  • Add the crab to the bread mixture. Mix well.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour the remaining 3 T olive oil into the skillet over medium heat.
  • Drop heaping spoonfulls of the crab mixture into the skillet. Flatten slightly with a fork or spatula.
  • Fry until golden brown on both sides.
  • Sauce:

  • Melt 1/4 c butter in a medium saucepan. Add the flour and cook 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add the cream slowly, stirring with a whisk to combat any lumps.
  • Add the remaining ingredients.
  • Serve over hot crab cakes.
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"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."
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  1. Desperada
    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.
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