Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes

Perfect as a summer dinner or appetizers at a poolside party, these crab cakes are simple and elegant. The OMG! Chesapeake Spice Pretzels not only bind the crab together, the generous seasoning saves you time and gives the crab cakes the flavor you know and love in this seafood classic. If you want to use them as appetizers, consider using a mini ice cream scoop for portioning.
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Seafood
Servings 4
Calories 1222 kcal

Equipment

  • food processor, saute pan, ice cream scoop

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice plus wedges for garnish
  • ½ tbsp dried chives
  • 1 pound lump crabmeat picked over
  • 1 1/4 cup finely ground OMG! Chesapeake Spice Pretzels divided
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

  • In a medium bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients and mix well with a whisk or fork.
  • Gently fold in the crab. Try not to break up the pieces too much.
  • Add 1 cup of pretzel crumbs and stir gently to combine.
  • Scoop crab mixture with ice cream scoop for even size crab cakes. You can use your hands to shape them as needed.
  • Chill the crab cakes on a parchment lined baking sheet for at least 10 minutes.
  • Place the remaining pretzel crumbs on a plate and dredge/coat the crab cakes in the remaining pretzel crumbs.
  • Saute 3 cakes at a time over medium high heat for about 4 minutes per side or until the pretzel crumbs are golden brown and the crab cakes are warmed through.
  • Serve on a platter with lemon wedges and tartar sauce for dipping.

Nutrition

Calories: 1222kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 92gFat: 81gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 30gMonounsaturated Fat: 32gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 378mgSodium: 4930mgPotassium: 1160mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 702IUVitamin C: 41mgCalcium: 286mgIron: 5mg
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Nutrition Facts
Crab Cakes
Amount per Serving
Calories
1222
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
81
g
125
%
Saturated Fat
 
12
g
75
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
30
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
32
g
Cholesterol
 
378
mg
126
%
Sodium
 
4930
mg
214
%
Potassium
 
1160
mg
33
%
Carbohydrates
 
25
g
8
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
92
g
184
%
Vitamin A
 
702
IU
14
%
Vitamin C
 
41
mg
50
%
Calcium
 
286
mg
29
%
Iron
 
5
mg
28
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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