Crab Cakes with Smoked Paprika

  • Yield:

    8 cakes

  • Total Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

  • Prep Time:

    20 mins

  • Cook Time:

    50 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lump crab meat
  • 1/2 cup crushed crisp rice cereal squares
  • 1/2 cup finely minced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup Mazola® Corn Oil

Instructions

  1. Combine crab, cereal, bell pepper and green onion in a large mixing bowl; set aside.
  2. Mix mayonnaise, egg, lemon juice, Worcestershire, mustard, smoked paprika, garlic, cayenne and salt until thoroughly combined. Stir into crab mixture; mix well.
  3. Form into eight patties, place on tray or baking sheet and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  4. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook crab cakes in batches, 4 to 5 minutes per side or until golden brown. Place cooked crab cakes on plate lined with paper toweling; cover with foil to keep warm.
  5. Serve hot with Seafood Remoulade or your favorite seafood sauce.