Photo: Oxmoor House
Makes 6 servings

Moist, salty, and fantastic, these rival anything from Maryland.

How to Make It

Step 1

Pick crabmeat, removing any bits of shell.

Step 2

Whisk together mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Gently fold in crackers and crabmeat. Shape mixture into 6 (3-inch) patties. Cover and chill 1 hour or until firm.

Step 3

Cook 3 patties in 1 tablespoon hot oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 tablespoon oil and patties.

Southern Living Off the Eaten Path; Bowens Island, Charleston, South Carolina

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