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Crab Cakes

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Course: Main Dish
Calories: 119.3kcal
Author: Vitamix/Rick Gresh


  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 pound 113 g white fish (cod, sole, or pike)
  • 4 tablespoons 57 g mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons 30 g unsalted butter
  • 2 to 4 ounces 60-120 ml heavy cream
  • 2 pounds 908 g lump crabmeat
  • 2 tablespoons 6 g chopped chives
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups 216 g panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • Vegetable oil as needed


  • Place egg yolk, fish, mayonnaise, butter, and heavy cream into your blender container in the order listed and secure lid.
  • For Blendtec: Use Speed 5 and blend until smooth, approx. 20 seconds. top the machine and scrape down the sides if necessary.
  • For Vitamix: Select Variable 1, turn on the machine and slowly increase speed to Variable 5. Blend for 20 seconds until smooth, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades. Stop the machine and scrape down the sides if necessary.
  • Transfer mixture to a bowl and fold in crabmeat, chives, and lemon zest.
  • Scoop 24 2-ounce balls of mixture and form into 1 1⁄2-inch x 2-inch (4 cm x 5 cm) disks. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes to firm up.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Remove cakes from the refrigerator and dredge each of them in the breadcrumbs. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Sauté in vegetable oil until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to a sheet pan and bake for approximately 12 minutes or until center is hot.
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes


Serving: 1g | Calories: 119.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.2g | Protein: 9.3g | Fat: 6.2g | Saturated Fat: 2.5g | Cholesterol: 47.9mg | Sodium: 148.9mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Sugar: 0.3g