Robert Duvall’s Mother’s Crab Cakes Recipe
(courtesy Cd Kitchen.com)
The Crab Cake Guy had to search long and hard to find this recipe. Courtesy of Robert Duvall’s mother these crab cakes are world famous and the taste is worth a star on Hollywood Boulevard.
1 pound crab meat, jumbo, lump or back-fin
2 heaping tablespoons mayonnaise
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 small onion, grated
1/2 tablespoon mustard powder
18 Ritz crackers, crumbled
- Combine all ingredients except the crackers. Add crackers crumbs in as close to sautéing as possible so that they crab cakes don’t get too moist from the other ingredients. Form into patties the size of hamburger patties.
- Sauté in frying pan over medium-to-high heat in butter, 10 minutes per side. Make sure that it’s crispy outside but moist and juicy inside.
- A simple tartar sauce to accompany the crab cakes can be made by mixing mayonnaise, grated onion and lemon juice.
This recipe for Robert Duvall’s Mother’s Crab Cakes serves/makes 6
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