Classic Crab Cakes

Coastal Living
Makes 4 servings


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2 tablespoons sour cream
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 cup soft, fresh breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/4 teaspoons seafood seasoning
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound fresh lump crabmeat, drained
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil


Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours
Cook: 20 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 35 Minutes

1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Fold in crabmeat. Shape crab mixture into 4 (4-inch) patties; chill 1 hour.

2. Melt butter with oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add crab cakes, and cook 4 to 6 minutes on each side or until golden.

Crab Cake BLT: Place bottom of 1 toasted bun on a serving plate; spread with 2 teaspoons mayonnaise, and top with 1 lettuce leaf, 2 cooked bacon slices, 1 Classic Crab Cake, 2 tomato slices, and top of toasted bun. Makes 1 serving.

Created date

August 2011