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Southern Style Cooking Tips For The Perfect Crab Cakes Every Time

Crab cakes can often be hit or miss if you don't have all of the elements just right, but when they're good - they're SO good. Thanks to Lara Lyn Cartner, she's sharing her ultimate crab cake recipe complete with two different tartar sauces so you can serve these to perfection every time. 

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Crab Cakes With Spicy Tarter Sauce And Sweet & Spicy Sauce 

Crab Cakes

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. lump crab meat picked over and shells removed
  • 1/2 cup panko crumbs
  • 2 scallions chopped (green parts only)
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. creole mustard
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 egg beaten
  • Canola oil for frying
 Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except oil and form into equal size cakes.
  2. Fry in canola oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes per side.
 

Spicy Tartar Sauce


Ingredients 
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp. creole style mustard
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 tbsp. sweet pickle relish
 Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients together and serve with the crab cakes.
 

Sweet and Spicy Sauce


Ingredients
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp. garlic minced
  • ½ cup chopped scallions
  • 4 tbsp. Port Wine Mustard mustard
  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
 Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients together and serve with shrimp or crab cakes.
 
 

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