🦀Crispy Crab Cakes & Asparagus Side Dish

 CRAB CAKES PLATED WITH aspargus and tomatoes in square ceramic baker

 Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 20 min

Ingredients for Crab Cakes:
• 1 package imitation crab (8 ounces)
• 1 cup panko bread crumbs
• 1½ cups Italian seasoned bread crumbs
• 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
• 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 
• 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
• 1 teaspoon black pepper
• ½ teaspoon garlic powder
• 1 egg
• 1 lemon (sliced for serving)
• tarter sauce (for serving)
Ingredients for Asparagus:
• 8 ounces asparagus - trimmed and cut (2 inch pieces)
• cherry tomatoes (10 ounces)
• 1 tablespoon shredded parmesan cheese
• 3 tablespoons olive oil



PAN (10 IN.) 
DISH (8 IN.) (for asparagus)

 1. Preheat oven to 350º F. Add cut asparagus, tomatoes and 1 tablespoon of olive oil to Square Oven Dish. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool while preparing crab cakes.

asparagus and tomatoes in glacier blue square oven dish served with crab cakes

 2. Shred crab meat in medium bowl. Add in panko breadcrumbs.

crab and breadcrumbs in bowl for crabcakes

2. Add the mustard and mayo. Also add the pepper, parsley, garlic powder and egg.

adding egg and spices to crab cake mixture in bowl

3. Mix together using hands and form into patties. You should have enough to make at least 4 patties.

 4. Spread out the Italian breadcrumbs onto a plate and coat the patties in the breadcrumbs.

coat crab cakes in breadcrumbs on plate

 5. Add 2 tablespoons of oil to fry pan and heat over medium-high heat. Then, add patties to the oil. Cook each side for about 3 minutes.

adding crab cakes to 8 inch stripes fry pan
6. Remove from pan. Serve with lemon wedges and tarter sauce.

8 inch stripes pan and square baker crab cakes and asparagus side



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