Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon
Episode: Game Day Gourmet
Print
Crab Cake Croquettes
Total:
1 hr 55 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
1 hr 10 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 55 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
1 hr 10 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 teaspoons chili-garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, plus more for shallow frying
  • 1 rib celery, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 jalapeno, finely chopped, with or without seeds
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 pound lump crabmeat, picked through for shells, coarsely chopped
  • 4 cups unseasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper

Directions

Mix together the mayonnaise, chili-garlic sauce and lemon juice in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate to chill. Heat a straight-sided 10-inch heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat. Add the canola oil and heat until glossy. Add the celery, jalapenos, onions and bell peppers and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Transfer the vegetables to a large bowl and let cool to room temperature, 10 to 12 minutes. Wipe out the skillet and set aside.

Add the crabmeat, 1 1/2 cups of the breadcrumbs, the egg and 1/2 cup of the chili mayonnaise to the cooled vegetables. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper and stir to combine. Place the remaining 2 1/2 cups breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl and set aside. Shape the crab mixture into bite-size (about 1 1/2 tablespoons) croquettes, 25 to 30 total. Dredge each croquette in the breadcrumbs, turning to coat. Arrange the croquettes on a parchment-lined baking sheet, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 8 hours.

Heat 1/4 inch canola oil in the same heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, cook the croquettes until golden brown and cooked through, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Serve with the remaining chili mayonnaise.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Baked Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen

Patti's Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Patti LaBelle

Crab Cake Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Sunbird Kitchen

Crab Cakes with Tartar Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Potato Croquette

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Crab Cake Benedict with Old Bay Hollandaise

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Fresh Salmon Croquettes

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen

Cod Fish Croquettes

Recipe courtesy of Fornos of Spain Restaurant

Risotto Croquettes: Arancini Di Riso

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

On TV

Holy & Hungry

7:30am | 6:30c

Holy & Hungry

8:30am | 7:30c

Holy & Hungry

9:30am | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10am | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Cheap Eats

11am | 10c

Cheap Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Eats

12pm | 11c

Unique Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Eats

1pm | 12c

Unique Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Carnival Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Carnival Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here