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9 March 2015



Easy Crab Cakes

Easy Crab Cakes


1 cup seasoned bread crumbs, divided
2 green onions, finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 cans (6 ounces each) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
1 tablespoon butter


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine 1/3 cup bread crumbs, green onions, red pepper, egg, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic powder and cayenne
  • fold in crab.
  • 2. Place remaining bread crumbs in a shallow bowl.
  • 3. Divide mixture into eight portions
  • shape into 2-in. balls.
  • 4. Gently coat in bread crumbs and shape into a 1/2-in.-thick patty.
  • 5. In a large nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat.
  • 6. Add crab cakes
  • cook 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Yield: 4 servings.

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