Cajun Crab Cakes


1 pound crab meat, well drained

1/4 minced onions

3 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions

2 egg whites

1 tablespoons lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon mustard

1/4 teaspoon hot sauce

1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1/2 cup crushed oyster crackers

1/4 cup mayonnaise

Jalapeno Tartar Sauce:

1 jalapeno pepper minced

1/2 cup plain yogurt

2 tablespoons minced onions

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

In medium bowl, combine crab, onions and scallions. In small bowl combine egg whites, lemon juice, mustard, hot pepper sauce and Worcestershire sauce; mix well. Add to crab mixture and stir gently. Stir in crackers, add mayonnaise and gently combine. Line baking pan with coated foil. Form 12 patties and broil 8 minutes, turning once.

Tartar Sauce:

Mince peppers, onions, combine with yogurt and red pepper by mixing into food processor. Process until smooth and refrigerate until ready to serve with crab cakes.


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