Gluten Free Crab Cakes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 136.5
  • Total Fat: 9.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 48.4 mg
  • Sodium: 328.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g

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Scrumptious gluten free crab cakes! Scrumptious gluten free crab cakes!
Number of Servings: 5


    ‘1 Tablespoon butter or buttery spread
    ‘1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    ‘1/4 cup red onion, chopped finely
    ‘1/2 cup celery, chopped finely
    ‘1/2 Tablespoon dried parsley or 1 1/2 Tablespoons fresh parsley
    ‘1/2 teaspoon gluten free Worcestershire sauce
    ‘1/2 teaspoon paprika
    ‘1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
    ‘1 large egg, beaten
    ‘1/4 cup gluten free bread crumbs (I used Glutino GF bread crumbs)
    ‘1/4 cup mayonnaise ( I use Kraft Miracle Whip - regular)
    ‘1/2 teaspoon gluten free mustard
    ‘3 1/2 to 4 ounces crab leg meat, chopped
    ‘2 Tablespoons butter or buttery spread and 1 Tablespoons oil, for frying


‘If you like your gluten free crab cakes spicy, add some pepper flakes and/or hot sauce.
‘Replace any of the spices with your favorite spices: cumin, thyme, etc.


1.Place the 1 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoons oil, celery, red onion, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, paprika, and pepper in a medium skillet over medium-low heat; cover; and cook until the vegetables are all soft, about 30 minutes. Remove from pan and refrigerate and cool until it reaches room temperature.
2.In separate bowl, add egg and beat; add crabmeat, bread crumbs, mayonnaise, and mustard. Cover and refrigerate.
3.Once the vegetable mixture reaches room temperature, add it to the crabmeat mixture; cover and refrigerate until well chilled, about 20 – 30 minutes.
4.Scoop 1/4 cup of the mixture and shape into patties or use a tablespoon for bite-sized crab cakes and use for appetizers.
5.Melt butter with olive oil in a large skillet, over medium-high heat.
6.Add the crab cakes; fry on medium heat for about 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until nice and brown on both sides.
7.Remove crab cakes with spatula and allow the grease to drain on paper towels.
8.Serve warm.

Serving Size: makes five 1/4 cup cakes

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARYHENNIG.

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