Red Lobster's Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe
1/2 teaspoon minced Garlic
1 tablespoon minced onion
1 tablespoon diced celery
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 whole egg
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1 pound lump crabmeat
2 tablespoons oil -- for sauteing
In a large stainless steel bowl combine all ingredients except crab meat and bread crumbs.
Using gloved hands, gently mix in crab meat then add bread crumbs.
Spread a thin layer of plain bread crumbs on work surface.
Form crab mixture into equal balls, approximately 2 inches in diameter.
Place on crumbs.
Gently flatten ball of crab mixture and round the edges.
Form cakes about 1/2-inch thick and 3 inches round.
In a saute pan, melt 2 tablespoons of oil until hot.
Gently slide in crab cakes 2 at a time.
Brown on one side approximate 2 to 3 minutes.
Turn and brown on the other side.
Turn down heat to simmer and cook crab cakes another 5 to 8 minutes.
This recipe creates 8 cakes.