Crab Cakes with Tomato Cucumber Salsa

[ 2 ] April 17, 2014 |

Crab Cakes with Tomato Cucumber Salsa

Crab cakes are delicious and easy to make. Serve these delectable patties with a Tomato Cucumber Salsa for a great meal.

Crab Cakes with Tomato Cucumber Salsa

I use panko in my crab cakes but you can also use fresh breadcrumbs.

These succulent crab cakes are also fun to serve as an appetizer.

Crab Cakes with Tomato Cucumber Salsa

 Enjoy these excellent crab cakes with the Tomato Cucumber Salsa or with  your favorite salsa.

Crab Cakes with Tomato Cucumber Salsa
Serves: 4
  • Crab cakes:
  • 1 pound shredded lump crabmeat, drained and shell pieces removed
  • 1½ cups Panko, divided
  • ¼ cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onions, divided
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 large egg whites
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
Tomato Cucumber Salsa
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. To make crab cakes, combine crabmeat, 1 cup panko, mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons green onions, juice, egg whites, salt, cayenne and black pepper. Mix well and shape to form 8 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. ( or smaller for appetizers)
  2. To make salsa, mix all the ingredients together.
  3. Heat oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Dip crab cakes lightly in ½ cup panko. Add crab cakes to hot skillet; cook 5 minutes per side or until golden. Transfer to plates; top with salsa.
  4. Serving; 8 appetizer servings or 4 main-dish servings
Marie Poulin
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Category: Appetizers, Main Dishes

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  1. Isabelle says:

    HI, Seems delicious but I’m allergic to crab and seafood. Do you think I’ll have success if I use tuna instead? If so, how many can will I need?

    Thank you!

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