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Crab and Rice Croquettes

Sue Lau
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Chill Time 2 hrs
Course Appetizer, Main Dish
Cuisine Cajun, Southern
Servings 16

Ingredients
  

Croquette Mix:

  • 1 (8 ounce) box Zatarain's Jambalaya mix (prepared without meat)
  • 11 ounces flaked crab meat (picked through) (3 small cans)
  • 2 green onions (thinly sliced)
  • 3 large eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1/2 cup flour

Breading:

  • 2 cups dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup Cajun spice

Instructions
 

  • Mix together croquette ingredients and chill for 2 hours or more.
  • Shape 1/3 cup croquette mixture into a patty and dredge in seasoned bread crumbs.
  • Shallow fry in about an inch of hot oil (350F) for a few minutes on each side or until golden.
  • Drain and serve hot.
  • Serve with remoulade sauce, tartar sauce or seafood cocktail sauce

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword crab cakes