Quick Crab Cakes

Quick Crab Cakes
Kana Okada
A surprising ingredient—potato chips—helps hold the patties together without making them dense.

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Serves 4
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
10
minutes

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups
potato chips
1
pound
lump crabmeat, picked through to remove shells
1/3
cup
tartar sauce
1 1/2
tablespoons
Dijon mustard
black pepper
2
tablespoons
butter, thinly sliced into 8 pieces
1
lemon, cut into wedges

Directions

  1. Heat broiler. In a medium bowl, finely crush the potato chips. Add the crabmeat, tartar sauce, mustard, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Stir to combine.
  2. Form the mixture into 8 patties and place on a parchment- or foil-lined baking sheet. Top each with a pat of butter.
  3. Broil the patties until browned, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve with the lemon wedges.
Kate Merker
May 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 225
  • Fat 25 g
  • Sat Fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Sodium 753 mg
  • Protein 26 g
  • Carbohydrate 19 g
  • Sugar 1 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Iron 1 mg
  • Calcium 86 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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