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Nutty Crab Cakes   HT  MC  English  30mins



Serves 4     Hot  Shellfish  Seafood  Fishcakes Vegetables  Nuts  Main Course  England  British Europe




450g/1lb Crabmeat

350g/+12oz Mashed Potato

1 small Red Onion, chopped

1 tbsp Freshly Chopped Chives

1 Egg Yolk  

2 Egg Whites

50g/2oz Walnuts, chopped

50g/2oz Dried Breadcrumbs

Salt and Pepper

Vegetable oil for shallow frying





1. Place the  crabmeat, potatoes, onions, chives, egg yolk, egg whites,  half the chopped walnuts and 1/2 the breadcrumbs in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix until well blended.


2. Form the mixture into 8 flat patties and set aside. 


3. Finely chop the remaining walnuts and  mix together the remaining  breadcrumbs in another bowl. 


4.  Coat the crabcakes with the breadcrumb mixture, pressing it firmly on all sides.


5. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the crab cakes over a medium/high heat for about 10 minutes or until golden and crispy on all sides.


6. Drain on kitchen paper and serve immediately.



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