Crab Cakes I


  • 1onion, chopped
  • 1green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2potatoes
  • 1 pound fresh Dungeness crabmeat
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1egg, beaten
  • 1 cup cornflakes cereal, crumbled
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    In a medium saucepan, boil potatoes in salted water to cover.Drain, and set aside.


  • Step 2

    In a medium saute pan, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add onion and pepper; cook and stir until tender.

  • Step 3

    Transfer potatoes to a large bowl, and mash well.Mix in cooked vegetables and crab meat.Season to taste with salt and pepper.Form into cakes about the size of hamburgers. Dip in beaten egg; roll in crumbs.

  • Step 4

    In a large, heavy skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Fry crab cakes in oil until golden brown, turning once.

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