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Crabmeat is the star in these delicately seasoned cakes.

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35 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir egg white briskly with a fork. Add crabmeat, fresh breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, lemon juice, scallions, red and green bell peppers, parsley, Old Bay seasoning and pepper; mix well.

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  • Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Put the dry breadcrumbs in a shallow dish. Form the crab mixture into six 1/2-inch-thick patties. Lay each patty in the dry breadcrumbs, and then turn each to coat them well on all sides. Pat the crab cakes firmly into rounds and then place them on the prepared baking sheet.

  • Preheat the broiler. Broil the crab cakes until nicely browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Turn them gently and broil until heated through and browned, 4 to 5 minutes longer. Serve hot, with lemon wedges.

Tips

Tip: To make fresh breadcrumbs: Trim crusts from firm sandwich bread. Tear bread into pieces and process in a food processor until coarse crumbs form. One slice of bread makes about 1/3 cup crumbs.

Nutrition Facts

152 calories; protein 16.7g; carbohydrates 14.4g; dietary fiber 1g; sugars 1.9g; fat 2.6g; saturated fat 0.5g; cholesterol 60.2mg; vitamin a iu 255.7IU; vitamin c 15.2mg; folate 73.9mcg; calcium 105mg; iron 1.5mg; magnesium 35.1mg; potassium 324.9mg; sodium 499.9mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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