34th Street Café’s Lump Crab Cakes with Avocado Dressing

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34th Street Café’s Lump Crab Cakes with Avocado Dressing

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Luscious lump crab cakes with a homemade avocado dressing from 34th Street Café. Kids (12 & under) eat FREE here all summer long...


Avocado Dressing:

  • 3  large Avocados
  • ¼ cup  Water
  • 3 cups  Canola Oil

Crab Cakes:
  • 1 lb   Lump Crab Meat
  • ½ cup  Diced Yellow Onion
  • ½ cup Diced Red Bell Pepper
  • 2 tbsp  Finely Minced Mixed Fresh Herbs - Parsley, Basil, Chives, Oregano
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 3 tbsp  aioli (emulsion of olive oil & egg yolk with lemon & garlic)
  • 2 tsp  Salt
  • 1 tsp  Black Pepper

Recipe Info

For the Avocado Dressing:
  1. Peel and dice avocado. Add to blender with water and puree. Emulsify by slowing pouring in oil. Set aside.

For the Crab Cakes:

  1. Mix all ingredients together in mixing bowl. Form sixteen 1.75 oz cakes from mixture. Heat 3 tbl cooking oil in saute pan on medium-high heat. Saute cakes until golden brown on bottom, carefully flip, and saute until other side golden brown as well. Keep cakes from touching one another while searing. Add more oil to pan before sautéing more cakes if needed. Set aside briefly on paper towel before serving.

  2. To plate, spoon avocado dressing on plate along with two crab cakes.

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