Bayou Crab Cakes
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Bayou Crab Cakes
Bayou Crab Cakes
1 (6- oz.) container crab meat
1-1/3 cups panko breadcrumbs, divided
2-1/2 tbsp. mayonnaise
2-1/2 tbsp. minced red bell pepper
1 tbsp. minced green onion
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. Tabasco sauce
1 egg
1/4 cup flour
2 eggs, beaten
Vegetable oil (for frying)

Recipe may be doubled.

Prep: 15 minutes, Cook: 10 minutes, Makes: 8

1. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible from the crab and place in a medium bowl with 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, red pepper, onion, lemon juice, Tabasco and 1 egg. Shape into 8 patties.

2. Dip each in flour, then beaten eggs, then remaining breadcrumbs. Fry in 1-inch of hot oil for about 3 to 4 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.