Made without the sauce. Still excellent!
Crab Cakes with Spicy Rémoulade
We keep fillers to a minimum with this fresh take on crab cakes. This lower-sodium, streamlined rémoulade (there are no gherkins, anchovies, or green olives) is best made one day ahead to allow flavors to marry.
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- Calories: 292
- Fat: 22g
- Saturated fat: 1.6g
- Monounsaturated fat: 7.8g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 10.2g
- Protein: 18.7g
- Carbohydrate: 5g
- Fiber: 0.5g
- Cholesterol: 161mg
- Iron: 1.2mg
- Sodium: 571mg
- Calcium: 53mg
- Crab cakes:
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
- 1 1/2 tablespoons canola-based mayonnaise (such as Spectrum brand)
- 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 1 large egg
- 1/3 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
- 1 pound lump crabmeat, drained and shell pieces removed
- 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
- 1/4 cup canola-based mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon chopped shallots
- 1 1/2 tablespoons capers, drained and chopped
- 2 teaspoons Creole mustard
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1. To prepare crab cakes, combine first 8 ingredients. Add panko and crab, tossing gently to combine. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
- 2. Fill a 1/3-cup dry measuring cup with crab mixture. Invert onto work surface; gently pat into a 3/4-inch-thick patty. Repeat procedure with remaining crab mixture, forming 8 cakes.
- 3. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 4 crab cakes to pan; cook 4 minutes or until bottoms are golden. Carefully turn cakes; cook 4 minutes or until bottoms are golden and crab cakes are thoroughly heated. Remove cakes from pan; keep warm. Wipe pan dry with paper towels. Heat remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in pan. Repeat procedure with remaining 4 crab cakes.
- 4. To prepare rémoulade, combine 1/4 cup mayonnaise and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Serve with crab cakes.
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