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Easy Chicken "Crab" Cakes

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

  • 2 10 oz. cans chicken breast (can also substitute crab)
  • 4 pieces cooked bacon
  • ¾ c. Sargento 4 State Cheddar Cheese
  • ½ c. diced red pepper
  • ½ c. finely chopped kale
  • ½ c. oyster cracker crumbs
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ¼ c. mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. southwest seasoning
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • ½ c. oyster cracker crumbs for breading
  • Sauce:
  • Creamy Southwest Dipping Sauce recipe HERE

Instructions

  1. Combine chicken, bacon, cheese, red pepper, kale, cracker crumbs, egg, mayonnaise, and seasonings in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Shape into small cakes (about ¼ c. each) and coat with cracker crumbs.
  3. Saute the cakes in butter in a skillet until brown on both sides.
  4. *Can be made in advance, stored in refrigerator, and reheated at 400 degrees for 10-15 minutes.