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    Creole Crab Cakes

    Creole Crab Cakes. Photo by Peter J

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    35 mins

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    15 mins

    gailanng's Note:

    We've an abundance of crabs in coastal Louisiana. I know no one who has ever turned one of these down. Chill time not included. NOTE: For all the years that I've made these crab cakes, just recently I've used cracker crumbs in place of the breadcrumbs in the recipe and for the exterior coating and think that I might perfer that even more so.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    patties

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix together first 12 ingredients, combining to evenly mix; shape into 6 patties.
    2. 2
      Coat with flour or breadcrumbs. Chill at least 1 hour.
    3. 3
      Bring butter to a sizzle in large skillet; cook on low heat 4 to 7 minutes on each side until golden.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 22, 2011

      55

      Yummo! I thought the consistency as posted was perfect but what I did do to make them easy to handle after refrigeration was form them using egg rings, coated with crumbs, refrigerated a bit longer and flipped with care until a crust had formed. I always prefer that method rather than trying to add extra binding because it keeps things light and fluffy, this recipe was no exception and had a beautiful fluffy texture when cooked. I went with cajun and breadcrumbs to coat and they were great served along with a salad and dollop of cottage cheese.

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    • on May 01, 2011

      55

      These were by far the best crab cakes I have ever made. I made exactly as written. Thanks for the great recipe.

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    • on March 12, 2010

      55

      We thought these were great! This was my first try at crab cakes and they came out very well. As Lori Mama said mine too needed some more breadcrumbs to hold together. I did halve the recipe to make for two. Served with deviled eggs as a starter and coleslaw as a side dish. I was planning on poached pears for dessert but we got too full! Thanks again. Made for Potluck Tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Creole Crab Cakes

    Serving Size: 1 (170 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 317.1
     
    Calories from Fat 189
    59%
    Total Fat 21.0 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 10.9 g
    54%
    Cholesterol 107.8 mg
    35%
    Sodium 980.6 mg
    40%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.3 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    3%
    Sugars 1.4 g
    5%
    Protein 17.5 g
    35%

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