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Amore, Maryland Style Crab Cakes Over Pomegranate, Blueberry and Ginger Cream Sauce

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Chef Lorenzo Billitteri creates this decadent dish using fresh fruit. Learn how to make Maryland Style Crab Cakes Over Pomegranate, Blueberry and Ginger Cream Sauce. Amore is located on Highway 280 in the Greystone area in Hoover, Alabama. Visit http://letsamore.com/for more information.

Maryland Style Crab Cakes Over Pomegranate , Blueberry, Ginger Cream Sauce

Yields about 10 crab cakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. lump crab meat
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 T. Worcestershire
  • 3 T. Dijon mustard
  • 1 T bay seasoning
  • ½ tsp. white pepper
  • 1 bundle scallions
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 ¼ cups Panko bread crumbs, divided

Compote (for 2 crab cakes)

  • Olive oil
  • 1 T. Pomegranate seeds
  • 1 T. Blueberry
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 c. heavy cream

Garnish:

  • Strawberries
  • Lemon, sliced
  • Lime, sliced
  • Roasted almonds

Procedure:

Sauté scallions in butter.  Then mix lump crab meat with the egg and next five ingredients. Add sautéed scallions, lemon juice and ¾ cup bread crumbs.  Carefully mix everything together. Form in round patties and coat with ½ cup bread crumbs. Lightly pan fry in olive oil about one minute on each side. In separate sauce pan sauté olive oil, fresh ginger, pomegranate, blueberry compote with touch of white wine, add one cup of heavy cream. Reduce for one minute. Place on plate then place crab cakes on top. Decorate with strawberries, sliced limes and lemon. Top with roasted almonds.

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