Crab Cake and Rémoulade Sauce with a Side of Broccoli & Baby Spinach Sauteed in Garlic

Want to try something new? Make your own crab cakes and rémoulade sauce with a side of broccoli and baby spinach sautéed in garlic.

Ingredients

Crab cakes:

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chivesScreenHunter_293 Jan. 20 18.33
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons canola-based mayonnaise (such as Spectrum brand)
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 1 pound lump crabmeat, drained and shell pieces removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 

Rémoulade:

  • 1/4 cup canola-based mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallots (use Ulu knife)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons capers, drained and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Creole mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Preparation

  1. To prepare crab cakes, combine first 8 ingredients. Add panko and crab, tossing gently to combine. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. Fill a 1/3-cup dry measuring cup with crab mixture. Invert onto work surface; gently pat into a 3/4-inch-thick patty. Repeat procedure with remaining crab mixture, forming 8 cakes.
  3. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 4 crab cakes to pan; cook 4 minutes or until bottoms are golden. Carefully turn cakes; cook 4 minutes or until bottoms are golden and crab cakes are thoroughly heated. Remove cakes from pan; keep warm. Wipe pan dry with paper towels. Heat remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in pan. Repeat procedure with remaining 4 crab cakes.
  4. To prepare rémoulade, combine 1/4 cup mayonnaise and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Serve with crab cakes.

Sauteed Broccoli and Spinach in Garlic and Olive Oil ScreenHunter_290 Jan. 20 18.27

  • Broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • Baby spinach

 Heat oil and minced garlic until light brown. Add broccoli florets for several minutes. Add spinach and cover until wilted.

 

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