December 30, 2012

Crab Cake

 Even when in Kerala we used to get crab but  at home we never used to buy. First time I had crab from our friends place not long back.I liked it. So once while dining out I came across the crab cake they where delicious.So when I saw the crab meat in the fish section I quickly bought it.This recipe is very easy to make and delicious too.



Crab meat - 1/2 lb ( yes it is expensive !!!!)
Spring onion - 3- 4 nos
Bell pepper- 1 nos
Celery - 1/2 cup
Egg - 1 no
Hot sauce - 2 dashes ( if you want to make it spicy add accordingly) 
Bread crumbs( panko) - 1 cup
Milk - 1/4 cup
Pepper powder - To taste
Salt - To Taste
Butter - 2 tbsp

  1. Finely chop onion, bell pepper, celery sticks and saute until in a table spoon of butter.
  2. Break the large pieces of crab meat and search for scrap shells,
  3. Mix together sauteed onion mixture, cilantro,bread crumbs,eggs,hot sauce,mayonnise,spring onions,milk as required to bind,salt & pepper and mix well.
  4. Divide and make small pattis of the mixture.
  5. In a skillet add 1 tsp of butter and melt .Once the butter is melted add the patties and cook each side until golden brown.
  6. Serve hot .
I am sure this dish would steal all your hearts...