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Deviled Crab

Rated as 3.33 out of 5 Stars

"Deviled crab cakes with a white cream and basil sauce"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 380
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, place the crabmeat, salt, Worcestershire sauce, and hot pepper sauce. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Shape the crab mixture into cakes and roll in bread crumbs.
  3. In a medium skillet, heat 4 tablespoons of oil over medium heat. Saute the cakes about 5 minutes. Turn, then cook for another 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. For the sauce: In a 1.5 quart saucepan, heat the 1 tablespoon of oil and 1 tablespoon of butter. slowly add the flour to the oil, stirring constantly. Cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Slowly add the clam juice, whisking constantly and vigorously. Pour in white wine, black pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes. Bring to a simmer. Then add cream, parsley, and basil. Simmer, but do not boil. Mixture is done when thick enough to evenly coat the back of a spoon.
  6. Serve the sauce over the crab cakes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 380 calories; 18 24.3 26.3 103 675 Full nutrition

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The last reviewer must not undersand what deviled crab is....it ISN'T a crab cake! This recipe was great if you know what deviled crab is.

I wonder if it was supposed to include an egg with the crab cakes, I had to in order to make the cake stick together. I also threw in a few of the bread crumbs. I also question the amt. of fl...

The directions were imcomplete. There were ingredients that didnt go into the directions. The crab cakes fell apart. Way to much sauce for the crabcakes. All around disapointed.