Crab Burgers

posted by scooby 03-07-100 7:51 AM

Crab Burgers

1 pound fresh crabmeat
2 cups soft breadcrumbs
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
1 large egg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Vegetable cooking spray
6 lettuce leaves
3 English muffins, split and toasted
Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Garnish: fresh Italian Parsley

Drain and flake crabmeat, removing any bits of shell. Stir together crabmeat and next 7 ingredients. Shape into 6 patties. Chill 1 hour

Cook patties in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium high heat 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.

Place lettuce on muffin halves. Top with crab burgers; spoon Roasted Red Pepper Sauce (recipe follows) over burgers. Garnish, if desired; serve with tomato wedges

Roasted Red pepper Sauce:
1 (7 oz.) jar roasted sweet red peppers, drained
3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1 garlic clove
1/8 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper

Process first 3 ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Stir in crushed red pepper.

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