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Baked Crab Cakes

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"Healthy Crab Cakes"

Serves 4 (2 cakes each) | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 15

Why I Love This Recipe

Healthy Crab Cakes that are baked not fried. Add more or less jalapeno and cayenne pepper based on your preferred spice level.

Submitted by: "Angela Upshaw (ajjupshaw)"

Ingredients You'll Need

1 egg plus 1 egg white
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
Juice from 1 lemon
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
8 ounces crab meat
1/2 cup whole wheat panko bread crumbs
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 jalapeno, minced
1 green onion, chopped
Olive oil or oil spray
1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 green onion, finely chopped
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
Pinch freshly cracked black pepper


Gather the ingredients.
Heat oven to 400F.
In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, dijon, lemon juice, paprika, and black pepper. Stir in crab, garlic, jalapeno, and green onion. Gently stir in bread crumbs until just combined.
Form mixture into 8 patties and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment or a silicone baking mat. Lightly brush or spray the tops of each with olive oil.
Bake for 15 minutes or until the tops are lightly golden. Remove from the oven and serve with sauce.

To make the sauce, whisk together all ingredients from Greek yogurt through cracked black pepper, until smooth.

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