Crab Cakes

seafood crabmeat patties

Crabmeat Patties

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound lump crabmeat
  • l/4 cup butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked mushrooms
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup cream
  • 2 egg yolks beaten
  • 1 teaspoon lemon Juice
  • 1 cup bread crumbs

Method:

1. Melt butter in saucepan with onion and celery; cook until vegetables are golden.

2. Add crabmeat, mushrooms and seasonings; stir in milk and and cook slowly 15 minutes.

3. Add beaten egg yolks, a small amount at a time; cook 10 minutes longer, stirring.

4. Spoon hot mixture into four to six buttered ramekins or form it in hand, sprinkle with lemon juice and cover with buttered bread crumbs.

5. Bake in preheated 450° F. oven a few minutes to brown crumbs.

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