Ginger Crab Cakes

Ingredients

  • 14 ounces crabmeat
  • ½ cup light mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup minced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root
  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2eggs
  • ¾ cup dry bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    In large bowl, mix together crabmeat, mayonnaise, green onions, cilantro, lime juice, ginger, hot pepper sauce, and salt and pepper. Shape into 12 patties.

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  • Step 2

    In a shallow dish, lightly beat eggs. Place bread crumbs in another shallow dish. Dip patties into egg, then press into bread crumbs to coat all over.

  • Step 3

    In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Cook crab cakes in oil, adding remaining oil as needed, for 2 minutes per side or until golden.

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