Maryland deviled crab cakes

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Flaked crab meat
½ cup Minced onion
¼ cup Minced green pepper
2 tablespoons Margarine
1 tablespoon Dry mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon Tabasco sauce
¾ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
1 dash Cayenne pepper (optional)
¼ cup Flour
1¼ cup Light cream
2 \N Beaten egg yolks
½ cup Fresh bread crumbs
½ teaspoon Paprika
1 tablespoon Melted butter
\N \N Corn oil

Pick over crab carefully: set aside. Saute' onion & green pepper in margarine until tender; stir in mustard, Worcestershire, Tabasco, salt, pepper & cayenne. Stir in flour; gradually blend in cream.

Heat mixture to a boil; stirring constantly; boil 1 minute. Stir in crab meat. Add a little hot sauce mixture to egg yolks; return to pan & heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Chill mixture. Combine bread crumbs, paprika & melted butter in bowl. Shape crab mixture into 8 crab cakes; dip into crumb mixture. Cook cakes in 1" hot oil over moderate heat until golden brown on both sides.


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