Thursday, June 30, 2011

Found this new Weight Watcher recipe...

 Been trying to focus and jump back on when I get my check I'm going to make a grocery list and go shopping for the things I need...
Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe

My healthy twist on this popular Southern Recipe will leave you surprised that these delicious Maryland Crab Cakes are actually low calorie and Weight Watchers friendly! With just 3 Points + each, they make the perfect guilt free appetizer idea or dinner. Try serving over a bed of greens and turn it into a low calorie crab cake salad for lunch. There are so many ways to enjoy it!

    1 lb lump crabmeat
    1 large egg white
    1 ¼ cups Fiber One breadcrumbs (see Notes)
    2 tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise
    2 tbsp lemon juice
    1/2 tsp dry mustard
    1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
    3 green onions, finely chopped
    1/4 cup finely diced red bell pepper
    1/4 cup finely diced green bell pepper
    1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
    1/2 tsp Kosher salt
    1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper


    Stir egg white briskly with a fork. Add crab meat, ¾ cup of the breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, lemon juice, green onions, peppers, dry mustard, parsley, Old Bay seasoning and salt & pepper; mix well.
    Coat a baking sheet with non-fat cooking spray. Put the remaining Fiber One breadcrumbs in a shallow dish.
    Form the crab mixture into six 1/2-inch-thick patties. Lay each patty in the dry breadcrumbs, and then turn each to coat them well on all sides. Pat the crab cakes firmly into rounds and then place them on the prepared baking sheet.
    Preheat the broiler. Broil the crab cakes until nicely browned, about 4 to 5 minutes. Turn them gently and broil until heated through and browned, 4 to 5 minutes longer.

Quick Notes

Fiber One Breadcrumbs Recipe:
1 cup original Fiber One Cereal
2 tsp salt
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp onion powder
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp black pepper

In a food processor, combine cereal, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika and pepper and pulverize to a fine powder or breadcrumb like consistency.

Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High protein

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: USA (Southern)

Calories: 139

Fat: 2g

Protein: 18g

Entire recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size is 1 crab cake
Each serving = 3 Points +

PER SERVING: 139 calories; 2 g fat; 12 g carbohydrates; 18 g protein; 4 g fiber
This sounds and looks so divine...I can't wait to try it..I just found the recipe today..Thanks to Weight Watcher Recipes...
I hope that you try it and enjoy it...Good nite Ya'll

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