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 crabmeat2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley1 clove garlic , finely chopped1 large egg , lightly beaten1/2 lemon , juiced1 Tbsp. mayonnaise1 scallion , chopped1 tsp. dried dill1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper1/4 cup bread crumbs6 Tbsp. olive oil
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.