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Tiny Crab Cakes
This recipe comes from SimplySeafood which is one of the eGroups. This recipe was posted by the alias RecipeLu.


1 pound  lump crab meat - picked over
3/4 cup  fine dried bread crumbs
1 hard cooked egg - minced
1/4 cup  minced onion
1/4 cup  minced red bell pepper
1/4 cup  minced green pepper
2 large  eggs -- lightly beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons  salt
1 teaspoon  dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon  cayenne pepper fresh ground black pepper to taste

Green Sauce:
1 cup  mayonnaise
1/4 plus 3 tbsp heavy cream
1 hard cooked egg - finely minced
1/4 teaspoon  tabasco sauce
1 teaspoon  worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons  freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon  dry mustard
3/4 teaspoon  salt
1/8 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon  sugar
3 tablespoons  finely chopped scallions - (green and white)

1 cup  fine dry bread crumbs
4 tablespoons  butter - up to 6


Make the crab cakes: mix together all of the crab cake ingredients. cover and refrigerate the mixture until firm, about 1 1/2 hours

Meanwhile, make the green sauce: in a mixing bowl, whisk all the green sauce ingredients. cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving

To assemble the dish: shape the crab mixture into 24 small cakes or balls. coat each crab cake with bread crumbs

Melt 4 tbsp butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. saute the crab cakes in batches until brown on all sides, 5 mins per side. add more butter if needed, to complete sauteing the crab cakes. serve with green sauce