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Crab cakes

Crab cakes flavoured with sweet chilli sauce, chives and cheese. Try them with salad as a light lunch or make smaller patties for a starter.

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. Fill a large pan with salted water and bring to the boil. Add the potatoes and cook until soft. Drain and mash.

  2. In a bowl, combine the crab meat, mashed potatoes, cheese, egg, spring onion, chives and lemon zest. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add the sweet chilli sauce and stir through.

  3. Dust your hands and a work surface with flour. Use your hands to pat the mixture into little circular cakes.

  4. Fry the cakes in the butter until golden-brown on each side. This should take about 2-3 minutes on each side

  5. Serve immediately with a side salad.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

Less than 10 mins cooking time

Serves 5-6

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