Crab cakes

YIELDS: 8 crab cakes | TIME: 20 mins. | SKILL SET: Easy

INGREDIENTS:

For the crab cakes:

  • 1 cup of crabmeat
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons mayo
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli pepper flakes 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon of butter 
  • 3/4 cups crushed Ritz crackers 

For the sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons mayo
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

DIRECTIONS:

For the crab cakes:

Crush Ritz crackers. 

Whisk together egg, mayo, lemon juice and herbs. Gently fold-in crabmeat. Begin gradually adding in crushed Ritz crackers.

Shape 8 crab cakes. Place them on a skillet at medium-heat. Add butter and cook until golden brown on each side, about 5 minutes each side.

For the sauce:

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Serve crab cakes with a small dollop of sauce.