Vegan Filipino Crab Cake Omelete (Tortang Alimasag)
Vegan Filipino Crab Cake Omelete (Tortang Alimasag)
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Neither just crab cakes nor just crab omelette, Filipino Crab Cake Omelette or Tortang Alimasag is the best of both worlds plus more. Now it could be veganized too using okara or ground soybeans.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon cooking oil, plus 3-5 tablespoons for frying
    • 4 cloves garlic, peeled, crushed, and minced
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 1 medium tomato, chopped
    • 1 medium potato (russet or red), peeled and diced
    • 1 tablespoon corn starch
    • 1 tablespoon chickpea flour
    • ¼ cup water
    • 1 pound medium firm tofu
    • 1½ cup okara (artichoke hearts are a suitable alternative, see note below)
    • 4 seaweed nori sheets, pulverized (using a high speed blender or food processor)
    • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
    • ¼ teaspoon black salt aka kala namak
    • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
    • pinch of Old Bay seasoning
    • pinch of pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 15
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 140 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 7.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 2.2%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 44 mg 1.81%
    • Calcium: 90 mg 9%
    • Potassium: 167 mg 4.78%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.18%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 10%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 2.74%
    • Vitamin C 3.24%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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