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Healing Meals – Crab Cakes with Chopped Vegetable Salad

Healing Meals – Crab Cakes with Chopped Vegetable Salad

Are you looking to clean up your diet without clearing your plate of delicious restaurant-quality food?  If so, try these easy crab cakes that burst with flavor, along with a crunchy, fresh side salad that adds vibrant color and detoxifying nutrients.

Crab Cakes with Chopped Vegetable Salad

Organic Homemade Crab Cakes

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Are you looking to clean up your diet without clearing your plate of delicious restaurant-quality food? If so, try these easy crab cakes that burst with flavor, along with a crunchy, fresh side salad that adds vibrant color and detoxifying nutrients.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place the crab, egg, mayo, lemon juice, mustard, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, cumin, celery seed, cayenne, onion, garlic and flour in a large mixing bowl. Mix until combined and then set aside for 5 to 10 minutes to marry the flavors and allow mixture to thicken. Shape the crab mixture into 8 evenly sized patties (if mixture is too soft, add extra flour, 1tablespoon at a time, until you reach desired consistency).
  2. While the crab mixture sets, prepare the salad. In a large bowl, add the tomatoes, peppers, cucumber, avocado, oil, vinegar and remaining salt and pepper and stir to combine. Sprinkle parsley on top and place in the refrigerator to cool.
  3. Heat the ghee or oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. While oil is heating, line a plate with 2 paper towels. When the oil is hot, add the crab cakes to the skillet and cook in batches for about 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until browned, turning them over very gently once during cooking.
  4. Place the crab cakes on the prepared plate to absorb any excess oil. Once all the cakes are cooked, serve immediately with the chopped vegetable salad.
  5. Nutritional analysis per serving (2 cakes, about 1 cup salad): calories 500, fat 36g, saturated fat 5g, cholesterol 145mg, fiber 6g, protein 32g, carbohydrate 14g, sodium 680mg

Mark Hyman MD is the Medical Director at Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine, the Founder of The UltraWellness Center, and a ten-time #1 New York Times Bestselling author.

If you are looking for personalized medical support, we highly recommend contacting Dr. Hyman’s UltraWellness Center in Lenox, Massachusetts today.