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Crab Cakes With Herbed Mayonnaise

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“These are the best crab cakes I have ever had! You have to use the freshest crabmeat. Everyone raves about these crab cakes The lemon juice and zest give these cakes a fresh, light taste.. I hope you enjoy them. The Herbed Mayonnaise is recipe#”
READY IN:
38mins
SERVES:
12-16
YIELD:
40 cakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Spray 2 baking sheets with nonstick spray.
  2. Mix green onions, celery mayo, tarragon, Old Bay, Dijon, lemon juice and peel.
  3. Add in crabmeat, then 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs.
  4. Stir in egg yolks.
  5. Place 2 1/2 cups breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl.
  6. Using 1 tablespoon for each cake, shape crab mixture into 1-inch diameter patties. Coat each patty with breadcrumbs: arrange on baking sheet.
  7. Chill at least one hour. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover, keep chilled.).
  8. Preheat broiler. Working with one sheet at a time, broil crabcakes 4 to 5 inches from heat source until golden brown and cooked through (watch carefully to prevent burning), about 4 minutes per side.
  9. Arrange on a platter. Top each cake with a dollop of herbed mayonnaise. Garnish with basil sprigs if desired.

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