Cooking Light Five-Star Maryland Crab Cakes

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Fresh crabmeat and soft breadcrumbs are seasoned, formed into patties, and cooked in a skillet until golden. This is a free sample recipe of our Quick-Smart™ premium recipe collection. The complete Premium Collection is available by subscription onl

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • Combine first 10 ingredients in a bowl, and stir well. Shape mixture into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. Place 11/3 cups soft breadcrumbs in a shallow dish, and coat patties with breadcrumbs.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 4 coated patties, and cook 3 minutes. Carefully turn patties, and cook 3 minutes or until patties are golden. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and remaining 4 coated patties. Serve crab cakes with lemon wedges, if desired.

  • Serving size: 2 crab cakes. Calories 282 (32% from fat) Protein 29.4g Fat 10.0g (sat 1.8g) Carbohydrate 17.2g Fiber 1.0g Cholesterol 114mg Iron 2.2mg Sodium 830mg Calcium 162mg