Fast And Fabulous Crab Croquettes

Course : Seafoods
Serves: 4
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1/3 cup chopped mild onion
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 cup flour
1 dash cayenne
1/2 teaspoon original worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dijon-style mustard
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon fresh lemon or lime juice
1 sprig parsley -- chopped
14 ounces crab meat
1 teaspoon salt
1 large egg -- beaten
2 tablespoons water
1 Cup fine bread crumbs
1 medium lemon wedges

Preparation / Directions:

1. Saute onion in 4 tablespoons butter for 5 minutes; blend in flour and seasonings. 2. Add milk and cook until thick, stirring constantly. 3. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice, parsley and crab meat; season to taste with salt. Chill. 4. Shape into croquettes with hands; dip croquettes into egg, then in crumbs. 5. Fry slowly in remaining butter until browned on both sides. 6. Serve piping hot with lemon wedges. NOTE: Other flaked cooked fish (tuna or salmon) can be substituted for crab. Makes a delicious offering for supper main dish!

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