Fishing is one of three primary industries on Prince Edward Island and, arguably, the most famous of all seafood caught on the Island is lobster. Lobster is a very versatile seafood that can be eaten on its own or incorporated into any number of recipes. To commemorate the start of this year's spring fishery on the Island, I am sharing my recipe for Lobster Cakes. Click here to read more about lobster fishing on Prince Edward Island.
Barbara’s Lobster Cakes
Makes about 1 dozen cakes
2 cups warm mashed potatoes (about 2-3 medium-sized potatoes)
1 egg, beaten
1 tbsp tartar sauce
2 oz. grated cheddar cheese
¼ tsp dried dillweed
½ tsp parsley
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 small scallion (apx. 1 ½ tbsp)
2 tbsp celery, finely chopped
2 tbsp red pepper, finely chopped
7 – 8 oz. cooked lobster (fresh or frozen), cut into bite-sized chunks
½ - 1 cup bread crumbs
Approximately ¾ cup finely ground seasoned bread crumbs for dredging lobster patties
1 – 2 tbsp oil
About our Guest Contributor:
Barbara, the author and creator of My Island Bistro Kitchen, lives in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, on the East Coast of Canada.
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