Family Friendly Crab Cakes

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Check out the Family Friendly Crab Cakes Visual Recipe Guide! It's a no-fuss recipe that's perfect for casual summer meals. Made with lump crab, potato chips, mayo & spices, these cakes are so tasty even kids will like them--alone or on a hamburger bun.

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Family Friendly Crab Cakes

  1. 1. Family Friendly Crab Cakes<br />A Visual Recipe Guide<br />Family friendly crab cakes are easy to make for an informal summer meal. Made with lump crab meat, potato chips, mayo, egg & spices, they're so tasty even kids will like them! <br />
  2. 2. Notes<br />Be sure to pick over the crab meat. It sometimes contains shells!<br />If you like your crab cakes spicy, add an extra teaspoon of Old Bay.<br />You’ll need ...<br />1 small onion<br />1 bell pepper<br />2 tsp. Old Bay <br />1 tsp. Worcestershire <br />¼ tsp. hot dry mustard<br />¼ tsp. Tabasco<br />1 egg, beaten<br />1 scant C. mayonnaise<br />1 C. crushed potato chips<br />1 lb. lump crab meat<br />
  3. 3. Chop up bell pepper & onion.<br />For sweeter crab cakes, use red bell peppers. <br />
  4. 4. Sauté in 2 Tbsp. butter about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.<br />Stir frequently, making sure the vegetables become soft without blackening. Then remove from heat.<br />
  5. 5. 2 tsp. Old Bay<br />1 tsp. Worcestershire<br />¼ tsp. Tabasco<br />¼ tsp. hot dry mustard<br />1 egg<br />Scant C. mayo<br />1 C. crushed chips<br />1 lb. lump crab<br />Mix gently but thoroughly.<br />Add spices, mayo, potato chips, egg & crab to pan. <br />
  6. 6. Use an ice cream scoop or ¼ C. measure to form cakes.<br />Place cakes on an ungreased jelly roll pan. Then cover them with plastic wrap and chill them for an hour or more.<br />
  7. 7. Fry or bake until golden brown.<br />Bake he cakes in a 350 degree oven for approximately 25 minutes. <br />To make them browner, put them under the broiler for 5 minutes more. <br />You can also fry the cakes in butterover medium high heat. <br />
  8. 8. Garnish with lemon wedges.<br />Serve them on hamburger buns or alone.<br />I like to squirt fresh lemon on my crab cakes, as will many of your guests.<br />

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