Crab and Artichoke Dim Sum

Crab and artichoke have two things in common – they both contain high levels of chromium, which is good for diabetics as it helps to stabilize blood sugars. Also, they both help to lower cholesterol, which is a very good thing.

Crab and artichoke dim sumThis dish is almost as fun to make as it is to eat and is great for brunch, lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1/8 tsp dried whole thyme
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1/4 cup roasted red bell pepper, chopped
  • 14 oz can artichoke hearts (drained & chopped)
  • 6 oz can crabmeat, drained well
  • 32 won ton wraps (3” X 3”)
  • 6 tbsp light parmesan cheese
  • 3 tbsp dried chives

Preparation

  1. Combine flour, thyme, pepper and eggs in a small bowl. Add roasted red pepper, chopped artichokes and crabmeat.
  2. Spray 32 muffin tins with non-stick cooking spray and press one won ton wrap gently into each muffin tin, allowing the edges to extend over the top.
  3. Spoon crab/artichoke mixture evenly into muffin cups, sprinkle with cheese and chives.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes at 350°F until mixture is set and edges of won tons are lightly browned.

Makes 32

You can serve these dim sum with a chili and roasted red pepper dip. Combine one chili pepper, with one or two roasted red peppers, the juice of one lemon, chives, thyme, salt and pepper into a blend and mix until desired thickness.

Nutritional Information per Won Ton

  • Calories: 85
  • Protein: 5 g (20 cal)
  • Carbs: 5 g (20 cal)
  • Fat: 5 g (45 cal)

Originally published @ FITLODE.COM

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