Maine Recipes: Maine Crab Cakes with an Avocado Aioli

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Maine Crab Cakes with an Avocado Aioli

1 lb Maine Crab, 1 diced shallots, 1 tsp fresh tarragon, 1 beaten egg, 1 Tbsp stone ground mustard, 1 Tbsp spicy Maine mustard, 1/4 C mayonnaise, 1 squeezed lime, 1 C Ritz cracker crumbs -crushed, 1 clove, minced garlic, 1 tsp Kosher salt, 1 beaten egg, 1 beaten egg yolk, 1 C olive oil, 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice, 1 dash to taste white pepper, 1 peeled avocado

Mix together crabmeat, shallot, tarragon, 1 egg, mustards, mayonnaise, squeezed lime and Ritz cracker crumbs. (Add more cracker crumbs to make a 2" cake.) Heat saute pan with olive oil, brown both sides and finish by baking in 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. For the Aioli put the garlic, kosher salt, egg, egg yolk, olive oil, lime juice, white pepper and avocado in a food processor and puree.

  Source: 124 Cottage Street Restaurant