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Crab Cake Mix

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 15


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 green tops, thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons spicy mustard
  • 1/2 juiced lemon
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 10 crumbled medium to fine saltine crackers
  • 1/2 lb picked clean of shells lump crabmeat
  • 1/2 lb picked clean of shells claw crabmeat
  • to taste salt
  • freshly ground, to taste black pepper
  • for frying peanut oil
  • for finishing patties flour


In a medium skillet, melt the butter and sauté the onions, garlic, parsley and peppers until soft. Let cool.

In a mixing bowl, combine the egg, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, heavy cream, mustard, lemon juice and mayonnaise together. Gently mix in the saltine crackers and crabmeat. Add salt and pepper, if needed.

Shape into patties and dust with flour. Fry in peanut oil about 5 minutes per side, or until golden brown.

Makes 24 ounces