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Crab and Coriander Cakes

Preparation time: 20-30 minutes. Serves: 6

Cooking time 10 minutes

Ingredients

375g (12oz) canned crab meat, drained

250g (8oz) cold mashed potatoes

2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander

1 bunch of spring onions, finely sliced

Grated rind and juice of ½ lemon

2 eggs, beaten

Flour, for coating

150g (5oz) fresh white breadcrumbs

1 tablespoon oil

Procedure

In a large bowl, mix together the crab meat, mashed potatoes, coriander, spring onions, lemon rind and juice, and half the beaten eggs to bind.

Form the mixture into 12 cakes about 1cm (1/2 inch) thick. Coat the cakes with flour, and then dip into the remaining eggs and then the breadcrumbs.

Heat the oil in a nonstick frying pan and fry the cakes for about 10 minutes until golden brown, turning once or twice.

Drain on kitchen paper before serving. Serve with sweet red chili sauce or tomato salsa.

Or you could try….

Using canned tuna or salmon, or fresh fish, and adding peas or sweet corn. Try making a vegetable version using peas, broccoli, and carrots instead of fish.

Nutritional Tips

Canned crab meat contains a moderate amount of omega-3 fatty acids (0.91g omega-3 per 100g). Canned fish is saltier than fresh fish (unless it is canned in water), so lower the salt content by putting the fish in a sieve or colander and rinsing it under cold running water. Drain thoroughly on kitchen paper.

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Written by Bro Jeff

Geoffrey is the Director and Managing Partner of Solid Rock Solutions. He is also an articulate Article Writer as well as Web-Researcher. Website: https://solidrocksolutions.co.ke

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Crab and Coriander Cakes

Preparation time: 20-30 minutes. Serves: 6

Cooking time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 375g (12oz) canned crab meat, drained
  • 250g (8oz) cold mashed potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 bunch of spring onions, finely sliced
  • Grated rind and juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Flour, for coating
  • 150g (5oz) fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon oil

Procedure

In a large bowl, mix together the crab meat, mashed potatoes, coriander, spring onions, lemon rind and juice, and half the beaten eggs to bind.

Form the mixture into 12 cakes about 1cm (1/2 inch) thick. Coat the cakes with flour, and then dip into the remaining eggs and then the breadcrumbs.

Heat the oil in a nonstick frying pan and fry the cakes for about 10 minutes until golden brown, turning once or twice.

Drain on kitchen paper before serving. Serve with sweet red chili sauce or tomato salsa.

Or you could try….

Using canned tuna or salmon, or fresh fish, and adding peas or sweet corn. Try making a vegetable version using peas, broccoli, and carrots instead of fish.

Nutritional Tips

Canned crab meat contains a moderate amount of omega-3 fatty acids (0.91g omega-3 per 100g). Canned fish is saltier than fresh fish (unless it is canned in water), so lower the salt content by putting the fish in a sieve or colander and rinsing it under cold running water. Drain thoroughly on kitchen paper.

What do you think?

1 point
Legend

Written by Bro Jeff

Geoffrey is the Director and Managing Partner of Solid Rock Solutions. He is also an articulate Article Writer as well as Web-Researcher. Website: https://solidrocksolutions.co.ke

4 Comments

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