Crab & Shrimp Cakes with Lemon Aioli

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb peeled shrimp, pureed in food processor
  • 1/2 lb fresh crab meat
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, minced
  • 1/2 small red onion, minced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, minced
  • 3 cups bread crumbs
  • 7 tbsp plus extra for frying, Lucini Premium Select Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped Salt and Black Pepper

Directions:

  1. Combine shrimp, crab, garlic, onions, and pepper in a bowl and mix well. Season well with salt and black pepper.
  2. Form into small cakes and dredge in breadcrumbs.
  3. Heat a large pan with olive oil until hot. Add the cakes and cook until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per-side.
  4. Serve warm topped with aioli.
  5. To make the aioli, place lemon, mustard, and garlic in a food processor and process until smooth. With the motor running slowly add the olive oil until smooth and thick. Season with salt and black pepper