Maryland Crab Cakes For Football Season

Maryland Crab Cakes For Football Season



Nothing says football season in the Mid-Atlantic region quite like some delicious tailgating food — namely, Maryland Blue Crab Cakes! (Because that’s what this area does, right?)

Ingredients

  • Crab Cake Ingredients

    • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • 1 Onion, Finely Minced
    • 4 Garlic Cloves, Finely Minced
    • 1 1/2lbs Jumbo Lump Crab Meat
    • 1 1/2 Cups Fresh Bread Crumbs
    • 2 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
    • 1 Large Egg White
    • 1/2 Lime, Juiced
    • 1/4 Cup Freshly Chopped Cilantro Leaves (Plus Whole Leaves, For Garnish)
    • Kosher Salt & Freshly Cracked Pepper

  • Garlic Aioli Ingredients

    • Lemon Wedges, For Garnish
    • 2 Cloves Garlic
    • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
    • 1 Cup Mayonnaise
    • 1 Tablespoon Celery Seed
    • 1 Lemon, Juiced
    • 1/4 Cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
    • Kosher Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper
    • 2 Tablespoons Freshly Chopped Chives
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Directions

Crab Cakes

Make the crab cakes first so they have time to firm up in the refrigerator before you cook them.

Garlic Aioli

About 2 cups shredded celery root, shredded using the grater attachment of a food processor or a mandolin.