Preparation Time: 20 minutes.
- 1 egg beaten
- 2 T. low-fat mayonnaise
- 1 tsp. dry mustard
- 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
- 1 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning
- 1/4 c. crackers, crushed or 1/4 c. crushed stuffing cubes, crushed
- 1 lb. lump crab meat
- 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 T. lemon juice
- 3 T. chopped red pepper
- 1/4 tsp. baking powder
Stir all ingredients together until well blended. Shape into patties carefully, to avoid packing. Pan saute in 2 tablespoons of olive oil or olive oil and butter blend or brush with vegetable oil and bake at 400 degrees for 15-minutes. Serve a simple red pepper tartar sauce on the side made with a blend of (bottled) roasted red pepper, low-fat mayonnaise and pickle relish.
Tip: Fresh lump crab meat works best with this recipe.
Add-Ins: Add a teaspoon of Tabasco sauce and a few capers for a spicier taste.
Note: Serve with fresh broccoli and rice pilaf. Chance are there are a few essentials in your refrigerator or spice rank that are indispensable. It’s that certain spice, special sauce or garnish that makes a meal better. When it comes to cooking fish, Old Bay is a wonderful enhancer. The blend of spice ingredients in Old Bay also works well with poultry and vegetables. For the convenience of cooking in all of use, Old Bay is a great short cur for a spice blend.
Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories: 260; Fat: 5g; Sodium: 200mg; Carbohydrates: 31g; Protein: 2g.