Healthy Crab Cakes for My Mom


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40 mins (prep 15, cooking 25)
7 ingredients
4 servings
How do you make a decent crab cake for an elderly person on a restricted diet? By accident, I realized I had made quite a few changes when I prepared Maryland Crab Cakes #235084, so I decided to list them here as a separate recipe. I have made many crab cake recipes over the years, but this was a very tasty, but not too rich crab cake; because it was baked rather than fried. It has a whitish appearance rather than golden brown, because I forgot to add a lightly beaten egg. Omitting the egg and additional salt, and baking instead of frying prevented my Mom from being overwhelmed, however these crab cakes may not hold their shape as well sans the egg, which appears to bug my younger brother, but delights Baltimorons who like to brag about too much crab meat in their crab cakes. These crab cakes tasted clean and fresh, letting the crab meat take center stage

Categories:  <-60-mins , low-calorie , low-sat.-fat , shellfish , healthy , low-carb , low-in... , crab , time-to-make ,
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (23.91 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 125.19 Calories from Fat 106.56
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.84g 72.88%
Saturated Fat 1.67g 33.49%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 108.46mg 18.08%
Total Carbohydrate 4.6g 6.13%
Dietary Fiber 0.52 g 8.38%
Sugars 0.42 g %
Protein 0.77g 6.16%
Vitamin A 76.29IU% Vitamin C 0.57mg%
Calcium 30.54mg% Iron 0.83mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
lump crabmeat, fresh parsley leaves
 

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