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Gourmet Crab Cakes

A restaurant quality crab cake made with sweet and delicate chunks of premium Clover Leaf Chunk Crabmeat and red pepper, balanced by tart bursts of green apple.

Serves 12 appetizers
Prep time
15 min
Cook Time
18 min
Time to Table
33 min

Ingredients

2 cans (120 g each)
CLOVER LEAF CHUNK CRABMEAT, drained
3/4 cup (175 mL)
finely crushed soda crackers, divided
1/4 cup (50 mL)
finely chopped green onions
1/4 cup (50 mL)
mayonnaise or light mayonnaise
1/4 cup (50 mL)
grated, peeled granny smith apple
1/4 cup (50 mL)
finely chopped red pepper
1 tbsp (15 mL)
finely chopped lemon zest
2 tbsp (30 mL)
lemon juice
2 tbsp (30 mL)
finely chopped chives
1
egg yolk
1/2 tsp (2 mL)
cayenne
Caper Dip
2 tbsp (30 mL)
mayonnaise or light mayonnaise
1/4 cup (50 mL)
sour cream
2 tsp (10 mL)
capers, finely chopped

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C) . In large bowl, combine Clover Leaf Chunk Crabmeat, 1/4 cup (50mL) of the crushed crackers, green onions, mayonnaise, apple, red pepper, lemon zest, lemon juice, chives, egg yolk and cayenne. Divide mixture into 12 portions and shape into small patties, about 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter; set aside.
  2. In shallow dish, place remaining crushed crackers. Coat all sides of patties in crumb mixture. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 8 minutes. Turn and cook 8-10 minutes longer or until crumbs are golden brown.
  3. Dip Instructions:
    In bowl, combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Place on serving tray with Crab Cakes for dipping. Garnish as desired.
  4. PRESENTATION TIP
    Try making mini crab cakes. Divide mixture into 24 portions and shape into small patties about 1 1/4 inches (3cm) in diameter. Bake as above.

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Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
70
Fat
4 g
6%
Saturated Fat
1 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
5%
Cholesterol
40 mg
Sodium
240 mg
10%
Carbohydrate
5 g
2%
Fibre
0 g
Sugar
1 g
Protein
4 g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
10%
Calcium
2%
Iron
4%

Claims Per Serving

- Low in Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat Free
- Source of Vitamin C

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