Sprat’s Crab Cakes with Basil, Herbs & Lime Mayo Sauce
12 ounces cooked crab (can or shelled )
1/4 Cup finely diced celery
1/4 cup minced green onions or chives ( cut up enough for the sauce )
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 large egg
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
1 cup panko ( Japanese bread crumbs )
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Dash of black pepper & salt
Put drained crab in a large bowl (discard any shell pieces )
Add the breadcrumbs and all other ingredients. Add egg and mix well.
Shape into small to medium sized patties. Heat virgin oil in a skillet, covering the bottom.
Add a few patties to hot oil, not too close together and do not move them around. Cook till lightly golden brown on both sides.
Basil, Herb & Lime Mayo
Add green onions, pepper, garlic spice, ( fresh herbs that you have available ), 2 teaspoons tartar sauce and squeeze of lime juice.
Makes approximately 12-15 patties.
Serve with wild mushroom risotto or rice of choice and garnish with lemon & lime and Basil Mayo.