Chipotle-Sauced Crab Cakes
The smoky flavor of chipotle chile peppers gives the stir-together sauce gusto that complements the subtly seasoned crab cakes. To tame the spiciness of the sauce, remove the seeds from the pepper before you add it.
- Makes: 4 servings
- Start to Finish: 30 mins
- In a large bowl, stir together egg, bread crumbs, green onion, mayonnaise, milk, and lemon-pepper seasoning. Add crabmeat; mix well. Shape into eight 2-1/2-inch patties.
- Lightly coat an unheated large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat over medium heat. Add crab patties. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until browned, turning once. Serve crab patties on greens with Chipotle Sauce. If desired, garnish with lime wedges. Makes 4 servings.
Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water.
- In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise or salad dressing; sour cream; milk; fresh cilantro; chipotle chile pepper; and salt.
- Per serving:
- 359 kcal cal.,
- 26 g fat
- (6 g sat. fat,
- 150 mg chol.,
- 712 mg sodium,
- 8 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 23 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet