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Crab Cakes Recipe

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  • An authentic recipe for Maryland's favorite seafood appetizer. Spicy flavor is added to these mouthwatering crab cakes with Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend and chopped green onions.
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 8 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 2


  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions or chopped chives
  • 4 lemon wedges
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsp low-fat tartar sauce (optional)
  • 1 tbsp Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 2 6-oz. cans white crabmeat, well drained
  • 1/2 cup plain dry breadcrumbs, divided


  1. Spoon 2 tablespoons of the breadcrumbs onto a small plate; set aside.
  2. Combine crabmeat, remaining breadcrumbs, egg whites, green onions and Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend in a medium bowl, mixing well.
  3. Shape to form four patties, about 3 inches in diameter and 1/2-inch thick.
  4. At this point, crab cakes may be refrigerated up to 4 hours before cooking.
  5. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot.
  6. Dip crab cakes lightly in reserved breadcrumbs to coat both sides.
  7. Add to skillet and cook, turning once, until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side.
  8. Serve immediately with lemon wedges and, if desired, tartar sauce.