Potato Crab Cakes

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Potato Crab Cakes


  • 2 c. Washington State mashed potatoes
  • 1 c. diced red onions
  • 3 oz. crab meat
  • ¾ c. shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ½ c. each diced sweet red pepper and celery
  • ¼ c. flour
  • 2 T. crushed garlic
  • 2 T. chopped fresh basil
  • 1 T. chopped parsley
  • ½ t. salt
  • ¼ t. black pepper
  • Hot pepper sauce, to taste
  • Vegetable oil, to fry
  • Fresh sliced lemon, garnish


  1. Place diced onion, red sweet pepper and celery in a hot skillet with a tablespoon of oil, sauté till softened, about 5 minutes. Let mixture cool.

  2. Combine all ingredients expect oil to fry and crab meat. Mix well. Fold in crab meat, being careful not to break it up too much. Form 3 oz. patties. Place a couple of oil in a nonstick pan. 

  3. Place potato crab cakes in the pan and sauté till browned, about 3 minutes per side. Serve with fresh lemon wedges. Season to taste. 

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