Grilled Crab Cakes
Published January 30, 2013 | Written by The Healthline Editorial Team
Crab cakes are traditionally fried in a lot of oil or butter, which ramps up the fat and calories in this otherwise low-fat dish. Here, the cakes are chilled to firm them up for the grill.
|Serving size:||2 crab cakes|
|Calories per serving:||204|
|Total Fat 4.1g||6%|
- 3/4 pound fresh crabmeat, drained and flaked
- 4 ounces dried Italian breadcrumbs, about 1/2 cup
- 1 small onion, minced
- 1/4 cup finely diced roasted red pepper
- 1/4 cup egg substitute
- 3 Tablespoons non-fat sour cream
- 2 Tablespoons finely chopped parsley
- 1-teaspoon lemon pepper
Step by Step:
- In a large bowl, gently combine crabmeat, breadcrumbs, onion, and roasted pepper. Stir in egg, sour cream, parsley, and pepper. Mix well to combine.
- Use 4 Tablespoons of mixture to form each crab cake and place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Refrigerate 30 to 60 minutes before grilling.
- While crab cakes are chilling, prepare a charcoal or gas grill for medium-high direct heat.
- Lightly spray cakes with vegetable cooking spray and place on grill grate. Cover and cook 3 minutes per side or until golden brown.