Louisiana Crab Cakes

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Ingredients

1 lb fresh crabmeat, cleaned and flaked
½ cup green pepper, finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 whole large egg, beaten
1 tsp dry mustard
1/2 tsp Tabasco Pepper Sauce
3/4 cup plain dry bread crumbs, divided
Vegetable oil for frying
Leaf lettuce

Preparation

Mix crabmeat, pepper, onion, egg, mustard, pepper sauce and 1/2 cup bread crumbs. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until mixture firms up.

Shape crab mixture into 10 (3/4-inch-thick) parties; coat with remaining crumbs.

Pour oil into heavy large skillet to 1/2-inch depth; heat over medium heat. Brown crab cakes, in batches, for 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until done. Drain on paper towels.

Arrange crab cakes on a lettuce-lined platter. Serve warm.

Yield

Serves 10

Cook Time

Prep Time: 60 mins.
Cook Time: 20 mins.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is provided as a resource. Values will vary depending on specific ingredients used.
Serving Size: 1
Number of Servings: Serves 10
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 65
Calories from Fat: 72

Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
12%
Carbohydrates 9g
3%
Dietary Fiber 6g
24%
Saturated Fat 8g
40%
Calories 65kcal
3%
Cholesterol 58mg
19%
Protein 16g
26%
Sodium 175mg
7%
Calcium
1%
Iron
13%
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
20%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.