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    Best Ever Aquarium Crab Cakes

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    sedjat's Note:

    I am not very fond of seafood, but even I love these crab cakes. They are delicious and savory. I've modified the recipe slightly from the version published in the Houston Chronicle.

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    For Crab Cakes

    For Dipping Sauce


    1. 1
      In a mixing bowl, combine the first 10 ingredient by hand or with a large spoon.
    2. 2
      Pick through the crabmeat for bits of shell or cartilage, trying not to break up the crab lumps.
    3. 3
      Fold the crabmeat gently into the mixture.
    4. 4
      For 8 to 10 crab cakes of roughly equal size (~3inch round), working as quickly as possible to maintain a cold temperature as much as possible.
    5. 5
      Makes roughly 24 bite sized cakes.
    6. 6
      Lightly oil a frying pan and cook cakes over medium heat until golden brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.
    7. 7
      For a healthier cooking method, place the crab cakes on a baking sheet and cook under the broiler until the tops are a golden brown.
    8. 8
      Flip the crabcakes once so that both sides get cooked.
    9. 9
      For the Dipping Sauce combine the tartar sauce, lemon and Old Bay seasoning in a small bowl.

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    Nutritional Facts for Best Ever Aquarium Crab Cakes

    Serving Size: 1 (104 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 225.2
    Calories from Fat 55
    Total Fat 6.1 g
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    Cholesterol 160.7 mg
    Sodium 493.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 21.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    Sugars 2.1 g
    Protein 20.3 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    low-calorie mayonnaise

    Old Bay Seasoning

    tartar sauce

    Old Bay Seasoning

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