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Maryland Crab Cakes

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Maryland Crab Cakes
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 14
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This classic appetizer recipe featuring fresh crabmeat makes an elegant start to any meal.
Updated Jun 27, 2019

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup green onions, finely chopped (8 medium)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons seafood seasoning (from 6-oz container)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 lb cooked fresh crabmeat
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • Sliced green onions, if desired
  • Lemon wedges, if desired
Make With
Make With
Progresso Breadcrumbs

Steps

  • 1
    In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook chopped green onions and bell pepper in oil 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. In large bowl, stir together onion mixture, bread crumbs, egg, mayonnaise, lemon juice, seafood seasoning, pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Gently fold in crabmeat.
  • 2
    Line cookie sheet with foil. Using 1/3-cup measuring cup, shape crab mixture into 14 (2 1/2-inch) cakes. Place on cookie sheet. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 8 hours.
  • 3
    In large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook crab cakes in batches in butter 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Garnish with sliced green onions. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition

160 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 14g Protein, 4g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Crab Cake
Calories
160
Total Fat
10g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Sodium
400mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Very Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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