Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Crabby

by Meghann on April 13, 2011

mmm…. Crab Cakes….

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…soft, flavorful, crabby… just the way I like ’em. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Crab Cakes were one of the first dishes I learned to cook when I was on my own in college. I remember watching a Food Network tutorial one evening and thinking to myself ‘Hey! I can cook that!’ It sort of became my specialty after that.

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They’re really easy too.

Here’s what you need:

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  • 8 oz Crab Meat
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs (I used Wheat Bran because that’s all I had. ๐Ÿ™‚ )
  • 1 T Mayo
  • 2 T Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Red Onion
  • 2 t Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Corn
  • Old Bay Seasoning
  • Chili Powder
  • Oregano
  • Salt & Pepper

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Here’s what you do:

Combine it all in a bowl

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Form patties and cook in a little olive oil on the stove top.

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Done.

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The corn was a last minute addition to the crab cakes, but I love how it gave each bite a tiny burst of sweetness. The crab cakes were perfect.

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I paired the crab cakes with homemade sweet potato fries.

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And Steamfresh brussel sprouts.

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Fresh Brussel Sprouts are still a little pricey at the store. The frozen steam-in-a-bag sprouts are a great alternative in the mean time. ๐Ÿ™‚

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I snacked on some nuts and cereal while working at Starbucks this afternoon (can’t find the photo?) and had a few squares of a chocolate bar for dessert.

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Tonight’s guilty pleasure?

Watching Man v. Food and Extreme Couponing.

I <3 trashy tv!

Good Night!

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