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Crab Cakes with Lime and Cilantro - Recipe

This tasty seafood favorite is given a sprightly burst of flavor with a garnish of lime and cilantro.
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Crab Cakes with Lime and Cilantro Recipe
  • In a large bowl, combine crab meat, 1/4 cup bread crumbs, 1 slightly beaten egg, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro. Form mixture into patties.
  • Beat 2 eggs. Place eggs in a shallow pan or plate. Pour 1/4 cup of bread crumbs onto a plate. Dip each patty into beaten egg, covering both sides, and then cover with bread crumbs.
  • Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of oil to a large skillet. Over medium high heat, cook patties for approximately 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Serve hot.
  • Garnish with fresh lime wedges and cilantro sprigs.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
-1 pound crab meat, squeeze out any excess liquid
-1/2 cup bread crumbs, divided
-3 eggs
-1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
-3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
-3 tablespoons cilantro, fresh, minced
-1 tablespoon (to 2 tablespoons) vegetable oil
- garnish: cilantro sprigs
- garnish: lime wedges