Melt-in-Your-Mouth Crabcakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 TBSP chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 pound crabmeat
  • 1/4 cup butter or vegetable oil

Directions:

  1. Stir together first 9 ingredients, then fold in crab meat.
  2. Shape mixture into 8 (3-inch) patties.
  3. Heat butter or oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Cook crab cakes in 2 batches for 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  4. Drain on paper towels and serve hot with cocktail sauce.

Yield: 4 servings