Asian Crab Cakes

8oz fresh crab meat
1 egg (beaten)
2 tbl mayonnaise
1/4 cup panko (japanese bread flakes)
1 tsp thai red chili hot sauce
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1 tbl fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp tamari soy sauce

Combine the above ingredients.

4 sheets nori
4 strips green onion
4 strips carrot
extra egg and panko for coating.

Spread 1/4 crab mixture on a piece of nori.
Add 1 strip of carrot and 1 strip of green onion the length of the nori.
Roll into a tight roll.
Dip the entire roll in beaten egg and then panko until coated.
Repeat with remaining nori and crab mixture.
Deep fry in peanut or canola oil.
Cut into bite sized coins and serve with sauce and wasabi (optional).

Asian Sauce

Combine 1 cup of mirin with 1tbl chopped fresh ginger and 1tbl chopped lemongrass.
simmer for 20 minutes. Strain and return liquid to the pan.
Add 1 tbl soy sauce and a few drops of sesame oil.
Reduce for approximately 10 more minutes until the sauce is a little thick.
Remove from the heat and serve either hot or cold with the crab coins.
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Rice Noodle-Encrusted Thai Crab Cakes with Peanut Sauce

1 lb. Lump Crab Meat, Be Careful to Remove Any Shells
1 Cups of Breadcrumbs
Diced Red Bell Pepper
Diced Yellow Pepper
1 Diced Celery Stalk
Cup of Scallions
1 Whole Egg
1 Egg White
2/3 Cup Mayonnaise
1 Tsp. Dragon Rub Seasoning
1/8 Tsp. Crushed Red Pepper
1 Tbs. Fish Sauce
2 Cups of Cooked Rice Noodles

Mix all of the ingredients (except the noodles) gently not breaking apart the lump crab.
Once all ingredients are mixed together, divide the mixture into 8 equal portions.
Each portion will receive cup of cooked rice noodles.
Gently mix the cup of rice noodles per 1/8 portion of crab mixture.
Form each crab cake into the resemblance of a "Hockey Puck".
Deep fry each crab cake for 3 min.
Remove crab cakes and let drain into a paper towel.
Place each crab cake on a cookie sheet and continue to bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 min.
Remove and serve hot.

Serves 8

Peanut Sauce

2 Tbs. Soy Sauce
Cup Balsamic Vinegar
2 Tbs. Granulated Sugar
2 Tbs. Brown Sugar
Tsp. Crushed Red Pepper
1 Garlic Clove Minced
1 Tsp. Fresh Minced Ginger
1 Tsp. Fish Sauce
2 Tbs. Chunky Peanut butter
2 Tbs. Fresh Chopped Mint

Combine all of these ingredients and whisk together.
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