Filet topped Cajun Crab Cakes with Cream Sauce

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Big Bob Gibson’s ‘Turf on Surf’ (Filet topped Cajun Crab Cakes with Cream Sauce) Serves 6.



Cajun Crab Cakes

5 cups toasted bread crumbs

5 T butter

1 large white onion, chopped fine

1 large green bell pepper, chopped fine

2 stalks celery, chopped fine

1 T Worcestershire sauce

2 cloves garlic, minced

¼ cup clam juice

12 oz lump crabmeat

3 eggs beaten

1 cup heavy cream

Spice Mix

1 ½ t garlic powder

1 ½ t salt

1 ½ t paprika

1 t onion powder

1 t cayenne pepper

1 t thyme

1 t oregano

1 t black pepper

½ t cumin

½ mustard powder

Cream Sauce

2 cups heavy cream

½ c chopped green onion tops

Filet Mignon

6 bacon wrapped filets

½ cup Big Bob Gibson Championship Red Sauce

½ cup your favorite soy based steak marinade (Dales, Moores, etc.)

Combine chopped onions, bell peppers, celery, Worcestershire sauce, spice mix, garlic and clam juice. Refrigerate overnight. Sauté vegetable mix for a more intense flavor.

Combine 3 cups toasted breadcrumbs, crabmeat, the vegetable mix, eggs, cream in a mixing bowl and stir. Remove ½ cup of the mixture to use in the sauce. Chill the remaining mixture for 2 hours.

To make the sauce, combine 2 cups of cream and the ½ cup of crab mixture in a pan. Place on the high heat of a grill (or stove top). Cook for 4 minutes stirring constantly. Add the green onion tops and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Set aside but keep warm.

Mold crab cake mixture into patties using ½ cup mixture for each. Lightly coat crab cakes with remaining 2 cups of breadcrumbs. Spray grill-top and lightly mist crab cakes with vegetable oil. Grill over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side until cakes are golden brown.

Combine Big Bob Gibson Championship Red Sauce and soy-based sauce. Marinate filets for 4 hours in mix. Place filets on a grill over high heat. Cook to desired doneness.

Serve crab cakes covered with a generous amount of cream sauce. Top with filets cooked to personal perfection.

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