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Spiced crabcakes with sesame Asian relish

Ingredients

For the crabcakes
For the sesame Asian relish
To serve
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

  • fresh parsley leaves to garnish

Preparation method

  1. For the crabcakes, mix the breadcrumbs, egg, crabmeat, flour, salt and freshly ground black pepper and chilli flakes in a bowl.

  2. Shape the crab mixture into four patties and dust with a little more flour.

  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the crab patties and fry for 3-4 minutes, or until golden-brown on all sides. Remove from the pan, drain on kitchen paper and keep warm.

  4. For the relish, place the sesame seeds, soy sauce, sesame oil, roasted Romero pepper and lime juice into a small pan over a medium heat and heat through.

  5. Add the chopped coriander, then spoon the mixture into a small dipping bowl.

  6. To serve, place the crabcakes onto a plate and serve with the lime wedges and the bowl of dipping sauce alongside.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Serves 2

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