Crab Cakes

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crab-cakes pritikin recipe

Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes a la Pritikin are a delectable combination of crab, veggies, garlic, egg whites, and salt-free Old Bay Seasoning -- and only 50 calories and 70 milligrams of sodium per cake. Wow!
Prep Time25 mins
Active Time25 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Entertaining
Cuisine: Easy, Fish, Gourmet
Yield: 12 cakes


  • 3 pounds jumbo crab meat lump
  • 2 tablespoons fresh garlic minced
  • 2 carrots minced
  • 2 stalks celery minced
  • 2 cups bread crumbs (whole-wheat)
  • 1/2 cup fresh thyme leaves
  • 3 cups egg beaters
  • 4 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning (salt-free)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground


  • Pre-heat oven to 350° F.
  • In a large bowl, mix all ingredients.
  • Form into 12 cakes.
  • Bake on nonstick baking sheet for 25 minutes.


Nutrition Information (per cake): 50 calories, 0g fat, 0g saturated fat, 75mg cholesterol, 4g protein, 2g fiber, 70mg sodium
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