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Smart Crabcakes

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Smart Crabcakes
10 Min

Nothing tastes more like summer than crabcakes. The only problem is the price of the crab. Well, here are a few little twists that will let us enjoy crabcakes for a lot less money (easier, too!).

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 pound crabmeat, broken up
  • 1/2 pound imitation crabmeat, broken up
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 slices white bread with crusts, crumbled
  • Butter for browning

What to Do

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except butter. Mix well and form into 6 or 8 patties.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter and cook patties over medium-high heat until browned on both sides.



You also could use poached fish instead of the crabmeat or use half imitation crabmeat and half fish, or just all imitation crab. Your choice!

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 3

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 259
  • Calories from Fat 60
  • Total Fat 6.7g 10 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.3g 7 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 24g 48 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 154mg 51 %
  • Sodium 1,363mg 57 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 25g 8 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5 %
  • Sugars 6.1g 0 %

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I used imitation crabmeat & Old Bay Seasoning. These were terrific, & easy to make.

this has got to be the easiest seafood cake i ever made and didn't have any crab meat so we used shrimp (baby canned shrimp). it was a good substitute THANK YOU!!


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