Your New York Dietitian - Appetizers - New York, NY

Imitation Crab Cakes
2 cups of imitation crab meat
1 small avocado
3 egg whites
1/4 cup of whole wheat bread or panko crumbs
1/2 cup diced sauteed red bell pepper
1/4 cup sauteed green onion
salt and pepper
onion and garlic powder
optional: tumeric or curry powder
fresh lemon
3oz of 2% plain greek yogurt or light sour cream

In a large bowl empty package of crab meat and chop into small pieces or blend in an electronic blender until finely chopped. Mash avocado in separate bowl and add to chopped crab meat with egg whites, green onion, red pepper and bread crumbs. Add 1/2 tsp of salt and pepper. Add 1 tsp each of onion and garlic powder and optional tumeric. Mix well for about 1-2 minutes. Heat skillet over medium heat and grease with Pam Spray or 1 tsp of olive oil. When pan is heated scoop out 1/3 cup size servings of mixture, mold into a patty and start cooking. Flip when bottom edges start to turn golden. When all the cakes are done squeeze fresh lemon on top and serve with light sour cream or 2% plain greek yogurt as a dipper.

Nutrition Facts:
Makes 6 servings 
Per serving (1/6 total recipe):
Calories: 140 calories
Fat: 4g fat
Carbs: 17g carbs
Protein: 8g protein

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