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Maryland Style Crab cakes with Sweet & Spicy Sriracha sauce

Capt. D.J. Corcoran with the Knoxville Fire Department enlists the help of daugther Avery Pressley to make crab cakes.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Maryland Crab Cakes
Prepared by D.J. Corcoran & Avery Pressley

Crab Cakes
Prep Time: 1 hr- 1 hr 20 min

Ingredients:

1 pound crab meat
1/4 cup of mayonnaise
Box of Zattarain’s Crabcake Mix
1 sleeve of saltine crackers(you can use your favorite kind!)
1/2 cup-1 cup chopped parsley
1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Egg
2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard

Instructions:

1. Mix all dry ingredients: crackers, crabcake mix, chopped parsley. Add this to crab meat.

2. Add mayonnaise, lemon juice, Dijon mustard and egg together in a separate bowl.

3. Combine your wet and dry ingredients together.

4. Let this mixture set in fridge for 30 minutes or longer. For best results, freeze in patty shapes for a few hours!

5. Place your crabcakes on the grill and let sit on each side for 2-3 minutes. When flipped, they should be blackened and a little crispy on outside.

Sweet & Spicy Sriracha Sauce
Prep Time: 5 min

Ingredients:

Mayonnaise
Sriracha
Sugar

Instructions:

1. Using 2-3 cups of mayonnaise as a base, add in sriracha and sugar to taste. For more sweetness, add more sugar. For more kick and spice, add more sriracha!