Quick Crab Cakes

Quick Crab Cakes
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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
  • 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.
By June, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 400Calories From Fat 225
  • Fat 25g
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 105mg
  • Sodium 753mg
  • Protein 26g
  • Carbohydrate 19g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Calcium 86mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Arugula
Make it a meal: Serve the crab cakes with arugula sprinkled with lemon and steamed sugar snap peas.

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