"For J’s" Crab/Shrimp Tofu Patties
1/2 cup fresh button mushrooms
2 blocks firm tofu, drained
1 cup cooked crab meat
1 cup chopped, cooked shrimp
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 teaspoon "For J's" Hawaiian Chili Pepper Sea Salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 egg (may use 2 egg whites for no cholesterol)
1/2 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs), plus additional panko for coating patties
Thinly slice the mushrooms, then saute in butter and garlic to taste. Cool and drain off liquid.
Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
With clean hands, mash and mix ingredients together. Form into small patties (about 3 inches diameter).
*Tip: For perfectly rounded patties, use a ice cream scooper with a ratchet mechanism that releases even scoops.
Coat patties with additional panko.
Heat frying pan with 3 tablespoons oil and fry patties until crispy golden brown.