The sweet, clean flavor of crab shines in this recipe for Classic Crab Cakes.
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 crab cake and 1 lemon wedge)
1. Combine 1/3 cup panko and next 10 ingredients (through egg) in a large bowl, stirring well. Add crab; stir gently just until combined. Place remaining 1/3 cup panko in a shallow dish. Using wet hands, shape crab mixture into 4 equal balls. Coat balls in panko. Gently flatten balls to form 4 (4-inch) patties.
2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add patties; cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Serve with lemon wedges.
Variation: Salmon Cakes Prepare Classic Crab Cakes recipe, substituting 8 ounces cooked, flaked salmon for the crab. Serves 4 (serving size: 1 salmon cake and 1 lemon wedge) Calories 210; Fat 11g (sat 1.4g); Sodium 307mg
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This recipe is also featured in Southern Living Magazine with the title "Light Crab Cakes."