PROTEIN YUM: Seafood Sliders (Gluten-Free)

 

 

Ingredients:

15 gluten-free crackers (30g), such as “Crunch Master”

1 egg

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon mayo or avocado mayo

½ teaspoon dry mustard

½ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon onion powder

½ teaspoon sea salt

8 oz lump crab meat, picked over

¼ cup scallions, chopped

¼ cup red bell pepper, diced

1 teaspoon coconut or avocado oil

4 gluten-free rolls (If you do not need to avoid gluten and want to bump up the protein count you can use the Dr Zak's high protein bagels)

4 tablespoons guacamole

 

Method:

  1. In a mini-blender, process crackers to fine crumbs and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg, lemon juice, mayo, dry mustard, garlic powder, onion powder and salt. Fold in the crab, crumbs, scallions and bell pepper.
  3. Shape into 4 patties.
  4. Heat oil over medium heat, place patties in pan and cook about 4 minutes per side on medium-low, or until center is cooked through.
  5. Place crab cake inside a roll, top with guacamole, and serve

Nutrition Info:

Yield: 4 servings

Serving Size: 1 slider

Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 8 min

 

Calories 265
Total Fat 13g
Total Carbs 24g
Protein 14g

About the Author

"I'm a happily married fitness freak and mom to three amazing, super-fit kids. My passion is creating original recipes and transforming unhealthy eats into healthy treats. I believe in balancing macro-nutrients as often as possible, and cooking to delight the ones I love in the cleanest, yummiest ways possible. As a nutrition coach, trainer and fitness instructor, I feel food is fuel, but it should also taste splendid, because after all, you only live once." Erin holds a B.A. in English and Master’s degree in Education, specializing Group X, children’s fitness and nutrition. She’s been a group exercise instructor for 14 years and was a Master Trainer for three years, traveling the country certifying hundreds of instructors and handling the nutrition portion of the company.
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