Wheat-Free Crab Cakes

These crab cakes can be served as an entrée over a bed of greens or they can be made into smaller cakes for an appetizer.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. plus ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 12 oz. jumbo lump crabmeat
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1½ cups wheat-free bread crumbs, divided
  • ½ tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. ground basil
  • ½ tsp. ground oregano
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté green onions for 1–2 minutes, until tender. Remove from heat.
  • In a large bowl, combine the crabmeat, garlic, egg, mayonnaise, ½ cup bread crumbs, cayenne pepper, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Form into small patties, about ½" thick.
  • In a separate bowl, place remaining 1 cup of bread crumbs. Dredge patties in the bread crumbs thoroughly.
  • Heat ½ cup oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Place crab cakes in oil and cook until golden brown, making sure to cook evenly on both sides. Once cooked, place on paper towels to drain.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. plus ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 12 oz. jumbo lump crabmeat
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1½ cups wheat-free bread crumbs, divided
  • ½ tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. ground basil
  • ½ tsp. ground oregano
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté green onions for 1–2 minutes, until tender. Remove from heat.
  • In a large bowl, combine the crabmeat, garlic, egg, mayonnaise, ½ cup bread crumbs, cayenne pepper, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Form into small patties, about ½" thick.
  • In a separate bowl, place remaining 1 cup of bread crumbs. Dredge patties in the bread crumbs thoroughly.
  • Heat ½ cup oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Place crab cakes in oil and cook until golden brown, making sure to cook evenly on both sides. Once cooked, place on paper towels to drain.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories480
Total Fat27g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol130mg
Sodium1370mg
Total Carbohydrate31g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars2g
Protein26g