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"These crab cakes are made with potatoes, and have a crunchy cornflake crust. Can be served as is, or on a bun with mayonnaise, lettuce, and a slice of tomato."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 300 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 300 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 24.5 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 113 mg
  • 38%
  • Sodium:
  • 411 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a medium saucepan, boil potatoes in salted water to cover. Drain, and set aside.
  2. In a medium saute pan, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add onion and pepper; cook and stir until tender.
  3. Transfer potatoes to a large bowl, and mash well. Mix in cooked vegetables and crab meat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Form into cakes about the size of hamburgers. Dip in beaten egg; roll in crumbs.
  4. In a large, heavy skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Fry crab cakes in oil until golden brown, turning once.

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Most helpful positive review

The problem of the cakes falling apart can be remedied by chilling them for a few hour or over night. Then bake them, using less oil and saving calories.

Most helpful critical review

These were okay, a little to hard to keep together, but overall a good treat

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The problem of the cakes falling apart can be remedied by chilling them for a few hour or over night. Then bake them, using less oil and saving calories.

They were extremely tasty, and fairly easy to make. One thing--I had a difficult time getting them to stick together.

The flavor of these crab cakes was delightful. Having said that, I found them a hassle to prepare and cook. They seemed to fall apart the moment they were placed in the pan to fry. However, I...

I would have rated this 5 stars, but it needed a little spicing up.

These were okay, a little to hard to keep together, but overall a good treat

very good

Didn't have a problem with them falling apart but, I think they'd be better with more spices and they weren't crunchy enough. I cooked them for quite a while but it seemed like they just wouldn'...

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