Beast Feast Recipe: Oven Baked Crab Cake

Leslie Abraham, feast coordinator for the Lake Charles Symphony's Wild Beast Feast, shares her recipe for Oven Baked Crab Cake. 

Oven Baked Crab Cake

  • 1 lb jumbo lump crab meat
  • 4 slices of French bread cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups of fat free half and half
  • Salt
  • White pepper
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Celery salt
  • A pinch of allspice
  • 1 shallot chopped fine
  • 2 ribs of celery chopped fine
  • 1 Tbs parsley chopped fine
  • 1/2 egg beaten
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • Pour milk over bread and allow time to soak. 
  • Sauté celery and shallots in butter until tender.
  • Let cool.
  • Add seasonings to bread mixture along with the vegetable mixture and fold together.
  • Add egg, fold again.
  • Add crab and gently fold in. 
  • Mold into 1/2 cup size balls and place on top of parchment paper on a sheet pan.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve hot.

(KPLC) - The Wild Beast Feast will be Saturday, March 3. You can find more information and purchase tickets at the Lake Charles Symphony's website.

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