Fresh Crab Cakes With Rocket And Lime Mayonnaise
Brunch is an ideal time to have friends in and these delicious little crab cakes are wonderful accompanied with crusty bread and a glass of chilled white wine.
For the crab cakes
500 g fresh crab meat, well drained
1 cup fresh white breadcrumbs
2 tblsp each chopped chives, parsley and basil
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1-2 long red chillies, deseeded and very finely diced
grated rind and juice of 2 limes
For the Mayonnaise
grated rind and juice of one lime
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 Toss together the crab meat, breadcrumbs, egg, chives, parsley, mayonnaise, chilli, lime rind and juice. Refrigerate for one hour.
2 Shape cupfuls into patties or small cakes and pan-fry in hot oil or butter, turning once.
3 Serve the crab cakes warm with rocket and lime mayonnaise.
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