Geechigirl Crab Cakes
Recipe from Alluette's Holistic Soul Café in Charleston, South Carolina
Local, seasonal, and organic may be buzzwords of contemporary foodie culture, but to Alluette Jones-Smalls, owner of Alluette's Holistic Soul Café in Charleston, South Carolina, they just mean home cooking. Paired with some local greens, these lightly seared crab cakes make for healthy and soulful meal.

This recipe is part of our healthy soul food menu.
Servings: Makes 10 cakes
Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh lump crabmeat
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 large egg , lightly beaten
  • 1/2 lemon , juiced
  • 1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 scallion , chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried dill
  • 1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 6 Tbsp. olive oil
Directions
Mix all the ingredients, except olive oil, together. Form into patties about 3/4-inch thick and 2 inches in diameter. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, warm 3 tablespoons oil. Add half the patties. Sear until golden, 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Repeat with remaining oil and patties. Serve hot.

This recipe is from Alluette's Holistic Soul Café in Charleston, South Carolina.

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