Gulf Coast Crabcakes

Ingredients:

1 2/3 cup Crabmeat
1/2 cup Green onion - green and white, chopped
1/4 cup, Parsley chopped fresh
2 tablespoons Fresh lime juice
1 1/2 cups Fresh bread crumbs
2 tablespoons CHOLULA HOT SAUCE, or more to taste
1/4 cup Whipping cream
1 Egg lightly beaten
Salt and pepper - To taste
1/4 cup All-purpose flour
2 tablespoons Butter or margarine
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil

STEP 1:

Carefully pick through crabmeat and remove any bits of shell or cartilage. Put the cleaned crabmeat into a bowl with the onion and parsley.

STEP 2:

Sprinkle lime juice over (this can be done a few hours ahead of time) and store in refrigerator until needed.

STEP 3:

When ready to cook, add breadcrumbs, egg, cream, salt, pepper and CHOLULA HOT SAUCE, mixing all together gently. Form into small patties with floured hands and sauté over medium heat in butter and oil for about two minutes on each side until golden.

STEP 4:

Keep warm in a low oven until all are done.

These heavenly crabcakes can be served as an elegant hors d'oeuvres or as an entrée.