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Crab Cakes with Cilantro Salsa

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 16
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You can do it! Make restaurant-menu crab cakes in just three easy steps.

Ingredients

Cilantro Salsa

1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Niblets® whole kernel sweet corn, drained
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
cup chopped red onion
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt

Crab Cakes

3
cans (6 oz each) crabmeat, drained
1/2
cup finely chopped green bell pepper
1/2
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
1/4
cup chopped cilantro
1
medium green onion, sliced
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
egg, beaten
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2/3
cup Progresso™ Italian style dry bread crumbs

Directions

  • 1 Stir together Cilantro Salsa ingredients; cover and refrigerate.
  • 2 Stir together Crab Cakes ingredients--except 2 tablespoons vegetable oil and 2/3 cup bread crumbs. Shape mixture into 16 cakes, about 2 inches in diameter.
  • 3 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Coat crab cakes with 2/3 cup bread crumbs. Cook in oil 3 to 4 minutes on each side, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with salsa.

Expert Tips

Save time by making the salsa up to 24 hours before serving.

Use lemon juice for the lime juice for a slightly different flavor.

Mix and shape the crab cakes up to 24 hours before cooking; store tightly covered in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
2g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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