Crabby Crusted Chickpea Cakes

Crabby Crusted Chickpea Cakes

Crab salad tops a garbanzo bean-based patty with an oatmeal crust, all stacked on top of shredded lettuce.
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  • Serves: 10 persons



  1. Step 1

    Blend chickpeas together in a food processor or blender until they turn into a paste; transfer to a bowl. Mix onion, 1/4 cup parsley, eggs, salt, black pepper, and thyme into chickpeas paste. Add 1/2 of the oats and 1/2 of the bread crumbs.
  2. Step 2

    Spread the remaining oats and bread crumbs onto a plate.
  3. Step 3

    Form chickpea mixture into patties; press into oat-bread crumb mixture into completely coated.
  4. Step 4

    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add patties and cook until patties are golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  5. Step 5

    Mix crab meat, mayonnaise, celery seed, sugar, and paprika together in a bowl until crab salad is well mixed.
  6. Step 6

    Place a bed of lettuce on a serving plate; top with chickpea patties. Spoon crab salad on top of each patty.