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Imitation Crab Meat Crab Cake

Here is a simple recipe that is perfect for cooking something delicious on a budget!
Imitation Crab Meat Crab Cake

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Love crab cakes? This is a simple recipe that uses imitation crab. If you’re on a budget or looking for a quick recipe, using imitation crabmeat instead of the real deal can be a tremendous help. 

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound imitation crabmeat, diced
  • 1 Cup bread crumbs, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon dill weed
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Directions

Combine crabmeat, 1/2 cup of bread crumbs, egg, mayonnaise, mustard, dill, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce. Shape into 8 equal patties. Place your remaining bread crumbs in a shallow bowl; dip each patty into crumbs to cover. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

In a large skillet coated with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, cook crab cakes over medium heat until browned on both sides. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving335
Total Fat16g25%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated3g13%
Cholesterol153mg51%
Protein26g51%
Carbs21g7%
Vitamin A21µg2%
Vitamin B124µg66%
Vitamin B60.2mg12.5%
Vitamin C7mg12%
Vitamin D0.2µg0.1%
Vitamin E3mg16%
Vitamin K6µg8%
Calcium179mg18%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)72µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)109µg27%
Folic acid22µgN/A
Iron3mg15%
Magnesium61mg15%
Monounsaturated7gN/A
Niacin (B3)5mg25%
Phosphorus345mg49%
Polyunsaturated5gN/A
Potassium417mg12%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg16.1%
Sodium992mg41%
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg20.7%
Zinc5mg33%