Crab-Corn Cakes with Basil-Jalapeno Sauce

Crab-Corn Cakes with Basil-Jalapeno Sauce

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We put our own spin on crab cakes by adding corn and plenty of flavorful ingredients, including scallions and mustard. Then we top the crispy cakes with a savory, herby tartar sauce.

Ingredients:

CRAB CAKES:
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 scallions, trimmed and finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 pound crab claw meat
1⁄2 cup frozen corn, thawed
1⁄2 cup dried bread crumbs
1 egg
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
Freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1⁄3 cup yellow cornmeal

BASIL-JALAPEÑO TARTAR SAUCE:
1⁄2 cup mayonnaise
1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
2 teaspoons capers, drained and chopped
1 1⁄2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
Pinch salt
Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions:

In a medium skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium-high heat. Add the scallions and garlic. Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until softened. Place the mixture in a large bowl. Add the crabmeat, corn, bread crumbs, egg, mayonnaise, mustard, parsley, and pepper to taste; mix well. Divide the mixture into 12 portions and form into 1⁄2-inch-thick patties. Place the patties on a baking sheet and chill for 1 hour.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together all of the tartar sauce ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large skillet, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons butter and the oil over medium-high heat. Dredge each crab cake in the cornmeal, turning to coat evenly. Sear the cakes for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden brown. Return the crab cakes to the baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Serve crab cakes hot with Basil-Jalapeño Tartar Sauce.

Servings: 6
Prep Time:
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Difficulty: Easy

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