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Chef John Palacio's Crab Cake recipe

Crab cake recipe
1 tbsp. chopped lemon grass
1 tbsp. chopped Ginger
2 chopped shallot
4 chopped garlic
2 cups white wine
1 whole lemon
1 cup Heavy cream 36%
8 oz. cream cheese
Rough chop the lemongrass, garlic and shallot, put in a small pot and add the wine. Reduce slowly until 50% of the wine is gone. Add the heavy cream and cream cheese, when everything is creamy, pour it thru a strainer and set in a cooler until chilled.

2 pounds Crab meat (lump$$$, claw$, special$, $ indicates how much you want to pay)
3 oz. Lemon juice
1 cup mayonnaise
1 oz. sliced green onion
Chopped cilantro to taste
2 oz. diced pimentos
1 tbsp. old bay seasoning
1 tbsp. grey poupon mustard
1 tsp Sambal Chile garlic
Up to 3 cups panko bread crumbs

Place all ingredients in a bowl except for the panko bread crumbs, combine until thoroughly mixed, add the panko bread crumbs until mix hold med firm, use a scoop and create a small ball place in with remaining panko bread crumbs to form the crab cake

Place some butter in a hot skillet and put crab cake on top sear for 2 - 3 minutes on each side remove and dress with tartar sauce

Jalapeno Tartar sauce
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tbsp. chopped capers
½ yellow onion
1 jalapeno
Tabasco to taste
Worchestershire Sauce to taste
1 lemon
s/p to taste

Puree the onion and jalapeno then add all remaining ingredients. Mix thoroughly, add salt and pepper to taste.