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Crab Cakes I

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"These crab cakes are made with potatoes, and have a crunchy cornflake crust. Can be served as is, or on a bun with mayonnaise, lettuce, and a slice of tomato."

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  1. In a medium saucepan, boil potatoes in salted water to cover. Drain, and set aside.
  2. In a medium saute pan, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add onion and pepper; cook and stir until tender.
  3. Transfer potatoes to a large bowl, and mash well. Mix in cooked vegetables and crab meat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Form into cakes about the size of hamburgers. Dip in beaten egg; roll in crumbs.
  4. In a large, heavy skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Fry crab cakes in oil until golden brown, turning once.
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  • PREP 25 mins
  • COOK 25 mins
  • READY IN 50 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 21, 2003

The problem of the cakes falling apart can be remedied by chilling them for a few hour or over night. Then bake them, using less oil and saving calories.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 18, 2003

These were okay, a little to hard to keep together, but overall a good treat


13 Ratings

Jan 18, 2003

They were extremely tasty, and fairly easy to make. One thing--I had a difficult time getting them to stick together.

Jan 18, 2003

The flavor of these crab cakes was delightful. Having said that, I found them a hassle to prepare and cook. They seemed to fall apart the moment they were placed in the pan to fry. However, I think if I had made smaller cakes, they would have worked out better. I'm willing to make this again. :)

Jan 18, 2003

I would have rated this 5 stars, but it needed a little spicing up.

Jan 18, 2003

very good

Jan 25, 2010

Didn't have a problem with them falling apart but, I think they'd be better with more spices and they weren't crunchy enough. I cooked them for quite a while but it seemed like they just wouldn't get done. bland was missing something.


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  • Calories
  • 300 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.6 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 120 mg
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 9.4 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 3.5 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 24.5 g
  • 49%
  • Sodium
  • 411 mg
  • 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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