Paneed Crab Cakes

  • Yield: 10 servings


2tablespoons minced red bell pepper
2tablespoons minced green bell pepper
2tablespoons minced yellow bell pepper
1tablespoon minced red onion
-- Butter
1/2cup mayonnaise
1/2cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
2-- eggs, beaten
2teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
1teaspoon sea salt
1pound lump crab meat, shells removed
1/4cup all-purpose flour


  1. Saute the bell pepper and onion in butter in a saute pan until tender.  Let stand until cool.  Combine the bell pepper mixture, mayonnaise, bread crumbs, eggs, Old Bay sesoning and salt in a bowl and mix well.  Fold in the crab meat, being careful not to break up the lumps.  Shape into ten 2-ounce cakes and dust lightly with the flour.  Saute the crab cakes in butter in a saute pan over medium gas heat until golden brown on both sides.  Serve immediately.

Recipe by Alphonse Lucier IV, Pensacola Yacht Club.  Recipe reprinted with permission from Energy Services of Pensacola’s Fiesta Seafood Cookbook: A Taste of Pensacola (Energy Services of Pensacola, Florida, 2009).