Twice-Cooked Crab Cakes

Twice-cooked crab cakes will certainly make an impression on your guests, while steamed cakes rolled in bread crumbs can be frozen for later use.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crab meat
  • 1 cup ground pork
  • 2 tsp. minced cilantro roots or stems
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1½ Tbsp. light soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 large eggs, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. panko bread crumbs
  • 3 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine crab meat, ground pork, cilantro roots or stems, garlic, pepper, soy sauce, salt, and 1 egg. Mix well with hands.
  • In each of 4 small ramekin press ½ cup of the mixture. Place the ramekins in a steamer and steam for 10 minutes. Let cool.
  • Take the mixture out of the ramekins. Beat one egg and dip the cooked mixture in the egg to coat. Roll the wet patties in bread crumbs.
  • Heat oil in a heavy, medium frying pan to 350°F. Fry the patties for 2 minutes until bread crumbs are golden brown and crispy. Turn the patties halfway through frying to ensure even browning. Drain on paper towels.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crab meat
  • 1 cup ground pork
  • 2 tsp. minced cilantro roots or stems
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1½ Tbsp. light soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 large eggs, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. panko bread crumbs
  • 3 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine crab meat, ground pork, cilantro roots or stems, garlic, pepper, soy sauce, salt, and 1 egg. Mix well with hands.
  • In each of 4 small ramekin press ½ cup of the mixture. Place the ramekins in a steamer and steam for 10 minutes. Let cool.
  • Take the mixture out of the ramekins. Beat one egg and dip the cooked mixture in the egg to coat. Roll the wet patties in bread crumbs.
  • Heat oil in a heavy, medium frying pan to 350°F. Fry the patties for 2 minutes until bread crumbs are golden brown and crispy. Turn the patties halfway through frying to ensure even browning. Drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories440
Total Fat34g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol170mg
Sodium850mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein28g