Crab and Shrimp Cakes Recipe

This classic is lower in fat than traditional crab cake recipes. Use light mayonnaise and egg substitute to keep the calories low.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp crushed celery seed
  • 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lb lump crab meat
  • 1/4 lb cooked shrimp, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp grapeseed oil for frying

Directions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine egg substitute, mayonnaise, peppers, paprika, mustard, celery seed, Old Bay and Worcestershire sauce. Mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl combine crab meat, shrimp, onions, and bread crumbs. Toss to evenly distribute ingredients. Add to egg mixture and mix well.
  3. Divide crab mixture into 8 portions and shape into patties. Dip patties in remaining bread crumbs on both sides, pressing lightly to coat.
  4. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook patties until golden brown on both sides.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
200
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    10g
    15%
  • Saturated Fat
    1g
    5%
  • Cholesterol
    84mg
    28%
  • Sodium
    676mg
    28%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    13g
    4%
  • Dietary Fiber
    1g
    4%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    15g
    30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.