Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes Recipe
Try making these Maryland Crab Cakes when you're craving a good seafood meal. Cook until golden brown and serve with lemon wedges for a fresh and delicious appetizer or dinner.

Yield:

8 servings

Recipe from

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Nutritional Information

Calories 141
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fat 5 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 14.7 g
Carbohydrate 8.6 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 415 mg
Calcium 81 mg

Ingredients

1 pound lump crabmeat, shell pieces removed
1 1/3 cups fresh breadcrumbs
1/3 cup minced green onions
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon 2% low-fat milk
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 egg whites
1 1/3 cups fresh breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
Lemon wedges (optional)

Preparation

Combine first 10 ingredients in a bowl; stir well. Divide crabmeat mixture into 8 equal portions. Place 1 1/3 cups breadcrumbs in a shallow dish. Dredge crabmeat portions in breadcrumbs, shaping into patties about 3 1/2 inches wide and 1/2 inch thick.

Heat 1 tablespooon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 4 patties, and cook 3 minutes. Carefully turn patties over, and cook 3 minutes or until golden. Repeat procedure with the remaining oil and patties. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.