Crab cakes

Crab cakes

My Crab Cakes

Ingredients:

1 lb. crabmeat 2 tsp. melted butter 4 tbs. mayonnaise 1 tsp. mustard 1 beaten egg 1/2 tsp. Old Bay

Sprinkle and add some bread crumbs, or 1 slice of bread, torn into small pieces.

Instructions:

Form all into large hamburger-size pieces and place on a plate in refrigerator for a few hours. Spray a tinfoil-covered cookie sheet and place in oven at 350 degrees until light brown on both sides.

--Pat Keefe, Pasadena

Crab Cakes

Ingredients:

1 lb. lump crabmeat 2 eggs 1 tbs. Worcestershire sauce 1 sprinkle Tabasco sauce 1/2 tsp. Old Bay 1 tsp. Horseradish 1 tbs. honey mustard 4 slices bread, no crust 1/4 cup mayonnaise Instructions: Mix all ingredients except crabmeat. Fold in crab and form cakes. Fry at medium heat in 1/4-inch oil until brown on both sides. --Kathleen Weissner, Baltimore

The Perfect Crab Cake

Ingredients:

1 lb. Maryland crab cake meat 1 cup bread crumbs 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup deli mustard 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup onion powder A sprinkle of garlic powder Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients, adding more mayonnaise or breadcrumbs to desired consistency. Preheat broiler and spray with Pam butter-flavored spray. Add four patties to broiler and broil for 8-12 minutes until brown and flip and do the same on other side until brown. Serve with a side of broccoli and baked potato.

--Ms. Taylor, Baltimore

Crab Cake Without the Crab

Ingredients:

Old Bay Vinegar Italian bread crumbs 1 egg 1 tbs. salad mustard Rockfish

Instructions:

Steam fish using the shrimp recipe on the Old Bay can. Let stand to cool. Then mix all ingredients and deep fry or pan fry.

--Ed Coscia, Rehoboth Beach, Del.