Best Crab Cakes

From Rethinking Seafood Classics

Best Crab Cakes

Why This Recipe Works

Our crab cakes are not bound with flavor-muting bread crumbs, gloppy mayo, and eggs.  Instead, a delicate shrimp mousse holds everything in place and enhances crabmeat’s natural sweetness. Add some classic components like Old Bay and l...

Why This Recipe Works

Our crab cakes are not bound with flavor-muting bread crumbs, gloppy mayo, and eggs.  Instead, a delicate shrimp mousse holds everything in place and enhances crabmeat’s natural sweetness. Add some classic components like Old Bay and lemon juice, and they can’t be beat.

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Rethinking Seafood ClassicsSeason 13, Ep. 1319

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Crab Cakes. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of crabmeat. Then, test cook Julia Collin Dav...