Crab Cakes With Roasted Vegetables and Tangy Butter Sauce

“From The Best of Cooking Light. If you can't find the French haricots verts feel free to sub with American green beans. Prep time includes 30-minutes in the fridge.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  2. Combine first seven ingredients and gently add in the crab meat followed by 3/4 cup of the panko. Cover and chill 30 minutes.
  3. Divide crab mixture into 8 equal portions of about 1/2 cup each. Form 3.4 in thick patties and dredge in remaining 3/4 cup panko.
  4. Heat 1 1/2 tsp oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Coat both sides of cakes with cooking spray and fry four at a time for 7 minutes, turning over and frying for another 7 minutes. Repeat with the four remaining cakes.
  5. Preheat oven to 450°.
  7. Scrub carrots and leave root end intact and 1 inch of the stem on. Combine carrots, potatoes, and shallots in a small roasting pan. Coat vegetables with cooking spray and sprinkle with salt. Toss to mix well. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes, turning once. Coat the French haricots verts or the American green beans with cooking spray and add to roasting pan and toss well. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  8. SAUCE:.
  9. Combine broth, shallots, and vinegar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook until reduced to 1/4 cup (about five minutes). Remove from heat and stir in butter. Serve with crab cakes and vegetables.
  10. Serving size: 2 crab cakes,1 cup vegetables, and 1 1/2 tbsp sauce.

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