Ingredients

How to make it

  • Cook onion, bell pepper, and celery in 1 tablespoon butter in a 10-inch nonstick skillet over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened, about 8 minutes.
  • Whisk together egg, sour cream, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne, and salt in a large bowl, then stir in scallion, cooked vegetables, and 1/4 cup saltine crumbs.
  • GENTLY stir in crabmeat, then form into 4 cakes (2 1/2 to 3 inches in diameter). Dredge cakes in remaining saltine crumbs.
  • Heat oil and remaining 2 tablespoons butter in cleaned skillet over moderate heat until foam subsides, then cook crab cakes, turning once, until golden brown, 8 minutes total.

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  • astrochef 5 years ago
    Crab cakes are a favourite of ours and we can't wait to try this recipe!!
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
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    THIS RECIPE HAS WON THE THIRD PRIZE
    FOR BEST MAIN DISH - NOVEMBER 2008
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    Now this is what I call a perfect crabcakes recipe! I am drooling now!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    Shoot, girl, you've outdone yourself! Love me some good crabcakes and these fit the bill! Helene
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    Well my mouth was watering on my way over.
    These are just gorgeous.
    Adding this to my list of recipes of yours to make.
    Good thing for expandable waist bands.
    Got my five
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    " It was excellent "
    silverqueen ate it and said...
    Hi Vivkie,

    This sounds so good I love Cajun foods love the combination of ingredients this is a real keeper got my 5. Great post.

    Queen
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    " It was excellent "
    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Never met a crab cake I didn't love and these are sublime. Fantastic!
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  • cajunspices66 6 years ago
    GREAT POST. I ADDED THIS RECIPE TO LOUISIANA LADIES GROUP!
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  • bluewaterandsand 6 years ago
    They do sound great and I can't wait to try them!
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  • shandy 6 years ago
    These sound absolutely delicious! Thank you for sharing =D
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  • dixiediner 6 years ago
    Great Recipe! We are in the process of getting things together for crabbing........
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  • mandmtwo 6 years ago
    Sounds terrific! I love crab cakes..will try these for certain.
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    " It was excellent "
    gingerlea ate it and said...
    No other way but Cajun!!!!!!!!!!
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  • zena824 6 years ago
    Yummm... These babies sound wonderful!!!!
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  • mrspotatohead 6 years ago
    Love crab cakes, and this recipe sounds divine!
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  • wolfpackjack 6 years ago
    Awesome, totally awesome. I'll bring the beer. Good thing we don't live closer... I'd be hitting on you all the time........for dinner anyway... hugs again...dave
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