1Mix the crab, onions, red pepper and bread crumbs together.
2Mix the egg and cheese mixture with the crab.
3Let it stand in refrigerator for half an hour. Then form it into big balls and drop into Panko bread crumbs, carefully cover the crab cakes with bread crumbs allover. Fry in oil, only turn over once when it is brown on one side.
Flavored with fresh herbs, lemon, and a hint of hot sauce, and coated with crunchy panko breadcrumbs, these crab cakes truly live up to their name. The tangy and crisp slaw is a fantastic accompaniment to this dish, or any type of fried seafood. Get more crab recipes here.
You probably have most of the ingredients on hand for these simple, elegant crab cakes; just make a quick run to the seafood market for fresh lump crabmeat. Toss together a bright, seasonal salad while the crab cakes chill.