Crab cakes (emeril)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Egg
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Minced garlic
\N \N Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 cup Olive oil plus 1 tablespoon
\N \N Salt and pepper
½ cup Chopped onions
¼ cup Chopped red peppers
¼ cup Chopped yellow peppers
1 pounds Lump crab meat,; picked over for cartilage
1 tablespoon Creole mustard
1 tablespoon Finely chopped parsley
2 cups Fine bread crumbs
1 cup Flour
\N \N Essence
1 \N Egg,; beaten
¼ cup Milk
¾ cup Vegetable oil for frying
½ cup Fried leeks
2 tablespoons Chopped green onions
1 tablespoon Brunoise red peppers
1 tablespoon Brunoise yellow peppers

In a food processor with metal blade, pulse the egg, mustard, garlic and lemon juice for 1 minute. In a steady stream, add 1 cup of oil. Blend until the emulsion is thick. Season with salt and pepper. In a saut_ pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil. When the oil is hot, saut_ the vegetables until wilted, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool. In a mixing bowl, combine the crab meat, vegetables, Creole mustard and parsley together.

Season with salt and pepper. Fold in the emulsion. Stir in enough bread crumbs to bind the cakes. Portion the mixture into 4 ounce cakes. Season the flour and remaining bread crumbs with Essence. In a small bowl, whisk the egg and milk together. Season the egg wash with Essence. Dredge the cakes in the seasoned flour. Dip the cakes in the egg wash, letting the excess drip off. Dredge the cakes in the bread crumbs. Fill a saut_ pan with enough vegetable oil so that is comes up ½ of the pan. Heat the oil.

When the oil is hot, pan-fry the cakes for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden. Remove from the oil and drain on a paper-lined plate. Season the cakes with Essence.

Yield: 4 cakes

Recipe By :ESSENCE OF EMERIL SHOW #EE2441 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #301 Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 08:05:28 -0500 From: Meg Antczak <meginny@...>

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