Golden Florida Crab Cakes Print Email

1 pound fresh lump Florida crabmeat
2 tablespoons red onion, minced
2 tablespoons bell pepper, green or red, minced
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
2 egg whites
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon dry mustard
2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
juice of 1 lemon
salt and pepper to taste
cracker crumbs, as needed
fresh bread crumbs, as needed
olive oil, as needed for pan frying

In a medium-sized bowl combine the first four ingredients. In a separate bowl combine the next five ingredients and stir mixture until smooth. Add to crabmeat mixture; stir gently and gradually add cracker meal until cakes can be formed. Roll formed cakes in the fresh bread crumbs and pan fry in olive oil over medium heat until golden brown on both sides.
Yield 4 portions