Crab Cakes with Cilantro Salsa

You can do it! Make restaurant-menu crab cakes in just three easy steps.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 21
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Cilantro Salsa

1
can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Niblets® whole kernel sweet corn, drained
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
cup chopped red onion
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt

Crab Cakes

3
cans (6 oz each) crabmeat, drained
1/2
cup finely chopped green bell pepper
1/2
cup Progresso® Italian style bread crumbs
1/4
cup chopped cilantro
1
medium green onion, sliced
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
egg, beaten
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2/3
cup Progresso® Italian style dry bread crumbs
  • 1 Stir together Cilantro Salsa ingredients; cover and refrigerate.
  • 2 Stir together Crab Cakes ingredients--except 2 tablespoons vegetable oil and 2/3 cup bread crumbs. Shape mixture into 16 cakes, about 2 inches in diameter.
  • 3 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Coat crab cakes with 2/3 cup bread crumbs. Cook in oil 3 to 4 minutes on each side, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with salsa.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    330mg
    330%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    10g
    10%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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