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- In a food processor, puree chives, cucumber and yogurt. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine lemon zest, lemon juice, crab, panko, bell pepper and salt. Stir in egg whites. Using damp hands, shape mixture into 8 cakes, each about 3/4-inch thick, arranging cakes on the back of a baking sheet.
- In each of two medium nonstick skillets on medium, heat 1 tbsp oil. Carefully slide cakes off a baking sheet and into skillets, 4 per skillet. Cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.
- Divide lettuce among plates. Divide cakes among leaves and top each with about 2 tbsp sauce. Serve with remaining sauce.
- Serving Size 2 crab cakes, 1/4 cup cucumber sauce, 2 lettuce leaves
- Calories 327
- Carbohydrate Content 26 g
- Cholesterol Content 83 mg
- Fat Content 13 g
- Fiber Content 4 g
- Protein Content 36 g
- Saturated Fat Content 1 g
- Sodium Content 576 mg
- Sugar Content 6 g
- Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
- Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g