Crab Cakes & Rice With Cucumber Sauce

Crab Cakes & Rice With Cucumber Sauce

Making crab cakes takes some extra effort, but is well worth the time.

45 min.prep time 2:00total time
8 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Crab Cakes

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
1/2 cup fat free sour cream
1/4 cup fresh bread crumbs
12 ounces cooked crabmeat, drained, flaked
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 to 3 teaspoons chili puree with garlic

Sauce

1 cup chopped cucumber
1 cup fat free sour cream
1/4 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish

Coating

1 1/4 cups fresh bread crumbs
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
4 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; stir in green pepper, red pepper and onion. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until crisply tender (3 to 4 minutes). 

Combine onion mixture and all remaining crab cakes ingredients in large bowl. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour. 

Meanwhile, combine all sauce ingredients in medium bowl. Cover; refrigerate until serving time. 

Form crab mixture into 8 patties. Place 1 1/4 cups bread crumbs in shallow bowl or pie plate. Dip each crab patty into beaten egg whites and then into bread crumbs. 

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add 4 crab cakes. Cook over medium heat, turning once, until heated through and golden brown on both sides (8 to 10 minutes). Set aside; keep warm. Repeat with remaining butter and crab cakes. 

To serve, place 1/2 cup hot rice and 1 crab cake on each plate; top with sauce.

Recipe Tip

Chili puree with garlic or paste is available in the Oriental section of large grocery stores or 2 to 3 teaspoons chili sauce plus 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic can be substituted.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 320

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 45mg

Sodium: 770mg

Carbohydrates: 46g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 16g

Recipe #7490©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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