Jerk Pork on Red Pepper Mayo and Black-Eyed-Pea Cakes
You can never have too many hor d'oeuvre recipes, so give Jerk Pork on Red Pepper Mayo and Black-Eyed-Pea Cakes a try. This recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 84 calories, 3g of protein, and 4g of fat. This recipe serves 60. A mixture of mayonnaise, black-eyed peas, coarse salt, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 4 hours.
Mash half of peas in a bowl with a fork and stir in remaining peas.
Cook red peppers in butter in a large nonstick skillet over moderate heat, stirring, until barely softened.
Add garlic and cook, stirring, 1 minute more.
Transfer one third of pepper mixture to a bowl and cool. Set aside for red pepper mayo.
Stir remaining pepper mixture into peas with bread crumbs, cilantro, eggs, cumin, and salt. Scoop 1 tablespoon mixture into palm of your hand (mixture will be soft and moist) and form into a roughly 1-inch-wide patty. Put it on a tray and form more patties in same manner, arranging in 1 layer on tray. Dip patties, 1 at a time, into cornmeal, turning gently to coat, and transfer as coated to a tray lined with wax paper and dusted with cornmeal. Chill patties, covered, at least 2 hours and up to
Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over moderate heat until hot but not smoking, then cook cakes, 12 at a time, until golden, about 3 minutes on each side. Put cakes as cooked in 1 layer in a large shallow baking pan. Between batches, carefully wipe skillet clean with paper towels and add more oil.
Stir mayonnaise into reserved red pepper mixture and season with salt and pepper. Reheat cakes in middle of oven until hot, about 5 minutes, and top with red pepper mayo and jerk pork.
• Cakes may be cooked 1 day ahead, then chilled, covered. Bring to room temperature before reheating.• Red pepper mayo may be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.