Feta Artichoke Crab Sliders

  • Recipe courtesy of Joni Hilton, Finalist in the 2016 Nikos® "Wave of Flavor" recipe contest
  • Yield: serves 6-8 people

    Ingredients

  • 3/4 lb. crab meat
  • 1 c. Mediterranean feta cheese
  • 1/2 c. bottled artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1 c. breadcrumbs
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp. whole grain mustard
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 dozen slider buns, split

    Directions

  • In a large bowl, stir crab meat with feta, chopped artichoke hearts, bread crumbs and green onions.
  • In a small bowl, whisk egg, mayonnaise, mustard, lime juice, and cayenne pepper. Fold into feta mixture. Form mixture into 2-inch patties, then chill for 20-30 minutes.
  • Heat butter and oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, until sizzling. Add 5 to 6 Feta-Artichoke Crab patties at a time and cook 4 minutes, turning once, until golden. Remove from skillet.
  • Serve each patty on a slider bun with condiments as desired. Serves 6-8 (two sliders per person)