Caribbean Grilled Crab Cakes

Yields: 16
Time: 1 hour

Ingredients :

  1. 3/4 pound crabmeat
  2. 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  3. 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  4. 1 egg, beaten
  5. 2 green onions, minced
  6. Hot sauce, to taste
  7. Salt and pepper, to taste
  8. 1 mango, peeled, pitted and diced
  9. 1 red onion, diced
  10. 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  11. 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  12. 1 lime, juiced
  13. Minced jalapeno, to taste
  14. Salt and pepper, to taste
  15. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions :

  1. Drain the crabmeat. In a large bowl, mix the crabmeat, bread crumbs, mayonnaise, egg, green onions, hot sauce, and salt and pepper until combined. Shape the mixture into 16 small cakes. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine the diced mango, onion, basil, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno (if using), and salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. To grill: Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate or a grill basket. Grill about 8 minutes, turning once.
  4. To pan-fry: Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook crab cake patties until crisp and golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes per side.
  5. Top crab cakes with mango salsa and enjoy.

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