Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Denise Canter
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
8 Mins
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 2 crab cakes)

Crab meat is a great source of protein and vitamin B12. It's also low in saturated fat. Choose fat-free mayonnaise to cut back on fat but not on flavor.

Recipe Is:

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine crabmeat, breadcrumbs, scallions, bell pepper, Old Bay seasoning, and ground red pepper (if using) in a medium bowl. Add mayonnaise and lemon juice; mix with a fork. Form mixture into 8 patties about 3 inches in diameter.

Step 2

Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Fry crab cakes until browned on the bottom (about 4 minutes); turn and cook 4 more minutes, or until browned and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the crab cake reads 155°. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

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