Student newspaper of Strath Haven High School
Mrs.+Stephanie+Lehman+%E2%80%A2+Christmas+Lunch+Crab+Cakes

Mrs. Stephanie Lehman • Christmas Lunch Crab Cakes

A family tradition for decades

Mrs. Stephanie Lehman

English


“Eating crab cakes for Christmas brunch has been a family tradition for decades. My mom makes them from scratch, and they provide a savory break from holiday-season sweets. I will forever associate the taste with happy memories.”


1 pound premium grade crabmeat

1 cup cooked corn

½ cup finely diced onion

½ cup finely diced red pepper

½ cup finely diced celery

1 cup Hellmann’s mayonnaise

½ teaspoon mustard

pinch of cayenne pepper

salt and pepper

1 egg, lightly beaten

1 ¼ cup saltine cracker crumbs

3 tablespoons butter

  • Combine the crabmeat, corn, onion, bell pepper, and celery in a mixing bowl and toss well.
  • In another bowl, combine the mayonnaise with the mustard and cayenne pepper. 
  • Stir into the crabmeat mixture and season with salt and pepper. Gently fold in the egg and ¼ cup of the saltine crumbs.
  • Form the crab mixture into eight patties. Carefully coat the patties with the remaining 1-cup cracker crumbs, and chill, covered, for at least an hour.
  • Heat butter in skillet. Cook the crab cakes over medium heat until golden brown on both sides, adding more butter if necessary.

Prepared by Charles Bogert ’23

Jason Zhang, Jesse Lin

The Christmas Lunch crab cakes’ flavor hits like a tsunami. Crab, corn, and butter hit the mind immediately. A nice crispy outer shell opens up into a warm soft inner with the crab taste on the mind. A strong buttery scent guides you like the sea to devour it whole, and the textures of everything complement each other with the perfect mixture of soft and crisp. Mrs. Lehman’s recipe hits the spot when it comes wanting a holiday feel and is a perfect dish for any meal.

Panther Press • Copyright 2024 • FLEX WordPress Theme by SNOLog in

Donate to Panther Press
$415
$600
Contributed
Our Goal

Comments (0)

We encourage reader comments and opinions on the content posted on The Panther Press and its social media accounts. In order to keep the discussions aligned with the purpose of our student publications, we ask commenters to follow the following guidelines. 1) Different viewpoints and opinions are welcome, but comments must demonstrate respect. Profanity, insults, spam, personal attacks, bullying language, hate speech, and language demonstrating intolerance are unacceptable. 2) Comments will be managed by the Social Media Editor and Editors in Chief, with support from the adviser. Inappropriate comments will be removed. 3) On stories and social media, please keep comments brief. If you would like to elaborate on your opinion, we encourage you to submit a guest commentary or letter to the editor. 4) The Panther Press does not permit anonymous comments on stories posted to our website. All comment postings require a verified email address. Email addresses will not be displayed but will be used to confirm your comments.
All Panther Press Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *