Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Crab Cake Burgers

Crab meat is very nutritious, and low in calories and fat. Introducing crab cakes to kids is a great way to bring new and alternative ingredients to the table.
Check out this Crab Cake Burger recipe. You can eat it with a salad or bread. Perfect for the whole family!

Crab Cake Burgers
Servings: 6 portions

  • 1 pound crabmeat
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs, (see Note)
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 dashes hot sauce, such as
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
Mix crab, egg, breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, chives, mustard, lemon juice, celery seed, onion powder, pepper and hot sauce in a large bowl. Form into 6 patties.
Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until the butter stops foaming. Cook the patties until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side.

Per serving: 163 calories; 8 g fat (2 g sat, 3 g mono); 86 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrates; 16 g protein; 0 g fiber; 350 mg sodium; 310 mg potassium.

Source: Eating Well 

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