Several years ago I clipped a recipe from a church newsletter and stashed it away and recently found it in my recipe box, safely tucked away, just waiting for a bumper crop of zucchini...Matt and Courtney are keeping us in an abundance of the versatile veggie!!! Many thanks to them!
Ben & I didn't think zucchini could possibly taste anything like crab but remember you can't judge a book by the cover! The little gems are really quick & easy and the taste is magnificent, you could be proud to serve these "cakes" to your guests!
Zucchini "Crab" Cakes:
2 1/2 cups grated zucchini (I patted it of excess moisture)
1 beaten egg
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 cup bread crumbs (I used Italian)
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning (TM)
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup vegetable oil for frying
In a large bowl, combine zucchini, egg, and butter. Stir in seasoned bread crumbs, chopped onions, and seasoning. Mix very well. Form patties and dredge in flour on both sides. Heat oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Fry patties until golden on each side. Serves six!
I made a little salsa-type mixture for a topping:
Chopped green onions
Tomato, sliced and quartered
Mix the above with a little Balsamic Vinegar and serve over the zucchini "crab" cakes