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Fri, Aug 26



Crab Cakes - Cooking with Shonte'

Join Shonte in the kitchen as she whips up some yummy crab cakes with corn salsa!

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Crab Cakes - Cooking with Shonte'
Crab Cakes - Cooking with Shonte'

Time & Location

Aug 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT



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Ingredients for Crab Cake

1 lb Crab meat (backfin and/or lump)- you can find this in the seafood section preferably blue crab, phillips brand is typically known (if you use dungeness crab meat, thats ok too but imitation or snow crab meat will not work)

2 tablespoons of mayonnaise

1 teaspoon of lemon juice

1 tablespoon of yellow mustard

1 tablespoon of melted salted butter

1 teaspoon of parsley

1 egg

½ cup of breadcrumbs (if you can find the old bay crab cake classic mix that would be optimal, use 1 packet)

1 tablespoon of old bay seasoning or seafood seasoning

2 tablespoon of olive oil

½ teaspoon of salted butter

Ingredients for Corn Salsa

3 Ears Sweet corn on the cob (if your unable to find, 1 bag of frozen corn is fine)

1 cup of halved grape tomatoes

⅔ cup of diced cucumber

⅓ cup of diced red onions

1 red bell pepper diced and 1 green bell pepper diced

2 tablespoons of of parsley

2 tablespoons of of basil

1 tablespoons of lemon juice

½ teaspoon of minced garlic or 2 garlic cloves minced

1 teaspoon of salt and pepper to taste

⅔ cup feta cheese (optional)


Cask Iron skillet or regular skillet

2 mixing bowls

2 spoons

Turning Spatula

Mincer for garlic 

Gloves for making patties 


Place crabmeat in a bowl (pick out shells if you see or feel them)

Add mayo, lemon juice, mustard, melted butter, parsley, 1 cracked raw egg, breadcrumbs(or old bay classic mix), and old bay seasoning to the bowl and mix everything together

Form small to large patties to your liking

Heat cask iron skillet or regular skillet to medium high heat with olive oil and ½ teaspoon of butter

Add patties to skillet and sear on both sides with a nice brown crust for about 10min each side

Take out and serve with corn salsa

Lets make the corn salsa

Cut the corn off the ear with a knife into a bowl or add the thawed out frozen corn to the bowl

Chop all the vegetables(bell peppers, red onions, cucumbers, grape tomatoes) to small pieces add to corn

Add salt and pepper to taste along with minced garlic, parsley and basil, and lemon juice

Add feta cheese to mixture if you prefer

Serve cold or warm along side crab cakes, they complement each other so well


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