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Serving size 6
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1 lb crab meat1 egg, lightly beaten½ cup panko breadcrumbs (see Note)¼ cup light mayonnaise2 Tbsp minced chives1 Tbsp Dijon mustard1 Tbsp lemon juice1 tsp celery seed1 tsp onion powder¼ tsp freshly ground pepper4 dashes hot sauce, such as Tabasco, or to taste1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil2 tsp unsalted butter


1. Mix crab, egg, breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, chives, mustard, lemon juice, celery seed, onion powder, pepper and hot sauce in a large bowl. Form into 6 patties.

2. Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until the butter stops foaming. Cook the patties until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side.

Note: Panko breadcrumbs, also known as Japanese breadcrumbs or bread flakes, are coarser in texture than other dried breadcrumbs. They produce a crispy crust and are less likely to become soggy than finely ground breadcrumbs. Look for panko in the Asian food section of large supermarkets and in specialty Asian markets.

Nutrition Facts

Provided by: EatingWell

Per Single Serving / Serves 6 Total

  • Calories 163 12%
  • Calories from fat 72 10%
  • Total Fat 8gm 29%
  • Saturated Fat 2gm 15%
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3gm 2%
  • Sodium 350mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 6gm
  • Protein 16gm
  • Cholesterol 86mg

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tags: Main Dish, Dinner, Burger, Healthy, Low Calorie, Crab, American, Quick, Skillet, Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day

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