Free Recipe Basil s Crab Cakes, Louisiana-Style

Recipe Type: Free Seafood Recipes
Recipe Preparation: bake
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 8

Ingredients for Basil s Crab Cakes, Louisiana-Style Recipe

8 oz Blue crab meat; shredded
8 oz Snow crab meat; shredded
8 oz Shrimp; peeled, deveined and
-coarsely chopped
1/4 c Green bell pepper; diced
1/4 c Red bell pepper; diced
1/4 c Scallions; diced
1/4 c Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tb Cajun spice (not too salty)
2-1/2 c Basil s Garlic Mayonnaise
1-1/2 c Coarse bread crumbs; plus
1/4 c Or dusting cakes
Oil for sauteing
Basil s Champagne Sauce
Green olives (garnish)
Chopped tomatoes (garnish)

Basil s Crab Cakes, Louisiana-Style Preparation

1. Combine crab meat and shrimp in a bowl. Add peppers and scallions; mix with a wooden spoon. Add mustard, salt, pepper, Cajun spice and garlic mayonnaise; stir. Stir in 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs, mixing until thoroughly blended. 2. Shape mixture into 8 patties, each about 3 inches wide and 3/4 inch thick. Sprinkle both sides with remaining 1/4 cup bread crumbs. 3. Heat oil in a skillet until very hot. Add crab cakes and saute on both sides until browned, about 5 minutes per side. 4. Bake crab cakes in a preheated 400-degree oven until crisp, about 5 minutes. 5. Spoon 1/4 cup Champagne sauce on each of 8 serving plates. Place a crab cake on each plate. Garnish with green olives and chopped tomatoes, if desired. Source: Basil’s Restaurant in Michigan City, Indiana. Date: 10 Jun 96 09:57:22 EDT From: Linda <> MM-Recipes Digest V3 #161 From the MealMaster recipe list. Downloaded from Glen’s MM Recipe Archive, .

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