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Heavenly Crab Cakes Recipe

Every bite of these specially seasoned crab cakes is a piece of paradise. Whenever I crave seafood, this is the dish I prepare.—Laura Letobar, Livonia, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound imitation crabmeat, flaked
  • 1 cup Italian bread crumbs, divided
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Directions

  • 1. Combine crabmeat, 1/2 cup of bread crumbs, egg substitute, mayonnaise, mustard, dill, lime and lemon juices and Worcestershire sauce. Shape into eight patties. Place remaining bread crumbs in a shallow bowl; dip each patty into crumbs to cover. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 2. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook patties over medium heat until browned on both sides. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 1-1/2 lean meat, 1 starch; also, 150 calories, 108 mg sodium, 14 mg cholesterol, 22 gm carbohydrate, 11 gm protein, 2 gm fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.