Heart Healthy Crab Cakes

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Oct. 20, 2009

You dont have to live on Chesapeake Bay to enjoy wonderful crunchy crab cakes. This heart-healthy recipe lets you enjoy this traditional American dish wherever you call home.


Egg 1
Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoon
Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
Parsley 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped
Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Breadcrumbs 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Old bay seasoning 1 Tablespoon
Lump crab meat 1 Pound
Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon



1. In a large bowl, combine the egg, mayonnaise, pepper, Lea & Perrins® Worcestershire Sauce, parsley, mustard, baking powder, lemon juice, breadcrumbs, and Old Bay seasoning.

2. Carefully fold in the crab, trying not to break up the lumps. Form into 4 patties, cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

3. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat, and fry the crab cakes for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until they are golden brown.


4. Serve with rice and a lemon wedge.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 538Calories from Fat 267

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.2%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 3284 mg136.83%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 5 g

Protein 45 g90%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet