Ingredients: 1/2 cup finely chopped onion,1/2 cup finely chopped celery,6 tablespoons unsalted butter,1 pound lump crab meat,1/3 cup fine dry bread crumbs,1/2 cup mayonnaise,1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning,1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce,3 drops hot sauce,2 tablespoons minced parsley
- Cook onion and celery in 4 tablespoons butter over moderately low heat, until tender and transfer to a bowl. Stir in crab and bread crumbs.
- In a small bowl whisk together mayonnaise, seafood seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste and stir into crab mixture until combined well.
- Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Form crab mixture into 6 flattened rounds. Chill crab cakes, covered with plastic wrap, at least 1 hour.
- Heat 1 tablespoon butter over moderate heat until foam subsides and cook half of crab cakes until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Cook remaining cakes in remaining tablespoon butter in same manner.