*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Hawaiian Crab Cakes
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      tablespoons   Oil
    1 1/2  cups          Onion -- finely chopped
    2                    Garlic cloves -- minced
      3/4  cup           Tomatoes -- chopped
    1 1/2  teaspoons     Salt
      1/2  teaspoon      Pepper
    1      pound         Crab meat
      1/4  cup           Flaked coconut
    1                    Egg yolk -- beaten
      1/4  pound         Butter
 
 Heat oil in skillet. Saute onions and garlic 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, salt
and pepper and cook over low heat 5 mins. Cool 10 minutes. Mix crab coconut, and
egg yolk. Shape into 12 patties for a meal or into smaller cakes or balls for
appetizers .
 Saute in butter until lightly browned on both sides.
 
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