In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt butter with red bell pepper and green onion. Cook for 2-3 minutes or just until the bell pepper has softened.
To the skillet add beans, Creole seasoning, granulated garlic, garlic salt and onion powder.. Cook for 2-4 minutes just until the beans are heated through.
Remove from heat and mash together using a potato masher or fork. Let cool slightly.
Next, add ½ cup panko breadcrumbs, flour, egg and bacon. Mix well
Form into 8-10 even bean cakes about ½ inch thick. Coat on all sides with reserved bread crumbs.
Drizzle a large skillet with oil. Cook beans cakes over medium-high heat for 2 minutes per side or until golden. If frying in batches, wipe skillet clean between each batch.
Serve warm with topped with sour cream and Southern Chow Chow.