Extra Good Crab Cakes

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Ingredients

Original recipe makes 4 crab cakes
  • 8 saltine crackers, finely crushed
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • salt to taste
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 pound fresh crab meat, well drained
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  1. Mix saltine crackers, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, seafood seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, egg, salt, and cayenne pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Stir in crab meat until mixture is combined but still chunky. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Sprinkle breadcrumbs on a plate.
  4. Shape chilled crab mixture into 4 small thick patties; coat completely with bread crumbs.
  5. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-heat; cook crab cakes until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side.
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