Down Home Crab Cakes
Category: Fish & Seafood
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 egg -- beaten
1/3 cup green bell pepper -- minced
3 tablespoons onion -- minced
1/3 cup white corn kernels -- cooked
1 teaspoon dry mustard
pepper -- to taste
1 pound lump crab meat -- drained and flaked
2 cups fresh bread crumbs
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Combine mayonnaise and egg in a large bowl. Add green pepper, onion, corn, mustard and pepper Stir in crab meat and 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs, or enough to hold mixture together. Shape into 8 patties and coat with remaining bread crumbs.
Heat oil and butter in a large skillet. Add crab cakes, in batches, and fry until lightly browned on both sides.