Crab Cakes and Red Pepper-Salmon Pasta

This Sunday, for Valentine’s Day, Tom made a delicious dinner for us, Crab Cakes and Red Pepper Salmon Pasta. I really wanted more crab cakes after eating them at Carson’s on my bday the previous weekend. Here’s how ours turned out:
Beauties!
 

Crab Cakes

2 tablespoons olive oil
6 green onions, chopped
3/8 cup olive oil
1 (6 ounce) can canned crabmeat,
drained
1 egg
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 teaspoon dry mustard
8 ounces buttery round crackers,
crushed
1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning TM
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
1 cup dry bread crumbs
 
Directions:
1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a skillet over high heat. Saute green onions briefly until tender; cool slightly.
2. Combine crabmeat, sauteed green onions, egg, mayonnaise, dry mustard, crushed crackers, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, Old Bay seasoning, salt and pepper. Form into 1/2 inch thick patties. Coat the patties with bread crumbs.
3. Heat 1/2 cup oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Cook cakes until golden brown on each side. Drain briefly on paper towels and serve hot.

(This recipe is from http://allrecipes.com/Recipe-Tools/Print/Recipe.aspx?RecipeID=19490&origin=detail&servings=4)

Then, for the main course, we had Red Pepper Salmon Pasta. Here’s how it looked:

Recipe from: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Red-Pepper-Salmon-Pasta/Detail.aspx

Mmm, the red pepper sauce was so good. Thanks hubby :)

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