Heart Healthy Crab Cakes Recipe Video

You don’t have to live on Chesapeake Bay to enjoy wonderful crunchy crab cakes. This heart-healthy recipe lets you enjoy this traditional American dish wherever you call home.


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Mayonnaise2 Tablespoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Worcestershire sauce1 Tablespoon
 Parsley1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Dijon mustard1 Teaspoon
 Baking powder1 Tablespoon
 Fresh lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Breadcrumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Old bay seasoning1 Tablespoon
 Lump crab meat1 Pound
 Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 538 Calories from Fat 267

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.1%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 339.2 mg

Sodium 3284.8 mg136.9%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.81 g3.2%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 45 g89.6%

Vitamin A 27.9% Vitamin C 121.6%

Calcium 84.6% Iron 15.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a large bowl, combine the egg, mayonnaise, pepper, Lea & Perrins® Worcestershire Sauce, parsley, mustard, baking powder, lemon juice, breadcrumbs, and Old Bay seasoning.
2. Carefully fold in the crab, trying not to break up the lumps. Form into 4 patties, cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
3. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat, and fry the crab cakes for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until they are golden brown.

4. Serve with rice and a lemon wedge.

Editors Review

Take a look at this amazing traditional American appetizer, which is sure to remind you of your good old childhood days! Watch the video to see how the chef combines crabmeat with mayonnaise and eggs to make exotic Crab Cakes, which are not just delicious and simple to put together but are also super healthy. Definitely a great make ahead appetizer idea!