Crab cakes recipe

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  • Serves 12
  • 20 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 107 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Boil the potatoes until soft and mash thoroughly. Fold in the dressed crab. Mix in the spring onions, parsley and chilli. Shape mixture into 12 small cakes about 4cm (1½in) across.

Dip cakes into the egg and coat in breadcrumbs. Heat the oil in a shallow pan and fry the cakes on each side for 3-4 minutes. Serve with lime wedges, salad leaves and mayonnaise.

  • Ingredients

  • 250g (8oz) potatoes, peeled
  • 1 dressed crab
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 spring onions, very finely chopped
  • 1tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 100g (3½oz) breadcrumbs
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • Energy 445kj 107kcal 5%
  • Fat 5g 7%
  • Saturates 1g 3%
  • Sugars 1g 1%
  • Salt 0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 9.7g Protein 6.1g Fibre 0.6g


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