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Robert De Niro's Crab Cakes/citrus Sauce

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Red bell pepper, dice fine
  • 1/4 c Onion, dice fine
  • 1/4 ts Garlic, mince
  • 1 tb Butter
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1/2 ts Mixed dried herbs
  • 1/2 ts Dijon mustard
  • 1 ts Lemon juice
  • 1 ds Cayenne pepper
  • Tabasco sauce
  • 1 lb Crabmeat; pick over, flake
  • 1/4 lb Raw salmon, dice
  • Vegetable or peanut oil
  • Flour for dredging
  • 2 Whole eggs, beat with
  • 1 ts Water
  • Dry bread crumbs
  • 3 tb Butter
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 1 c Heavy cream
  • 1 bn Basil
  • 1 bn Cilantro
  • 1/4 c Orange juice
  • 1 ds Lemon juice
  • 1 ds White wine vinegar
  • 1/4 ts Jalapeno, mince
  • 1 c Vegetable oil
  • Tabasco


CAKES-In a saucepan cook pepper, onion and garlic in butter over
moderately low heat until soft. In a bowl combine with Bechamel and
stir in egg yolk, herbs, mustard, lemon juice, cayenne, Tabasco, salt
and pepper. In another bowl combine 1/2 c sauce mixture with crab and
salmon and toss lightly with a fork to combine well. Form into 3"
patties and chill for 1 hour. Heat oil in a deep fryer to 350~.
Dredge patties lightly in flour, then beaten egg and in bread crumbs,
coating well. Deep fry in batches for 4 minutes or until light brown.
Drizzle with Citrus Sauce and serve with a fruit salsa and fresh

BECHAMEL-Melt butter over moderate heat. Add flour and cook, stirring
for 10 to 15 minutes. Do not let the roux color. In another saucepan,
bring cream to a boil. Reduce heat to very low, add roux, stirring
constantly, and cook for 5 minutes. Cool. CITRUS SAUCE-In a blender
puree herbs, juices, vinegar and jalapeno. Add oil, a little at a
time, blending after each addition until sauce coats back of a spoon.
Add Tabasco, salt and pepper.

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