Crab Cakes & Rice With Cucumber Sauce

Crab Cakes & Rice With Cucumber Sauce
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Making crab cakes takes some extra effort, but is well worth the time.
45 min
Prep Time
2:00
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Crab Cakes

2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1/4 cup
chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup
chopped red bell pepper
1 small (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 medium (1 cup)
cucumber , chopped
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
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs (whites only), beaten
 
4 cups
hot cooked rice

Directions

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; stir in green pepper, red pepper and onion. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, 3-4 minutes or until crisply tender.
  2. Combine onion mixture and all remaining crab cakes ingredients in bowl. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Combine all sauce ingredients in another bowl. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  4. 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.
  5. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add 4 crab cakes. Cook over medium heat, turning once, 8-10 minutes or until heated through and golden brown on both sides. Set aside; keep warm. Repeat with remaining butter and crab cakes.
  6. Place 1/2 cup hot rice and 1 crab cake on each plate; top with sauce.

Recipe Tips

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
Cholesterol
45mg
Carbohydrates
46g
Protein
16g
Fat
7g
Sodium
770mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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