Classic New England Crab Cakes

Health score
10%
Classic New England Crab Cakes
45 min.
6
322kcal
4.73%sweetness
3.15%saltiness
0%sourness
0%bitterness
0%savoriness
100%fattiness
100%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 0.5 cup onion finely chopped
  • 0.5 cup celery finely chopped
  • tablespoons butter unsalted
  • pound lump crab meat 
  • 0.3 cup breadcrumbs dry fine
  • 0.5 cup mayonnaise 
  • 0.5 teaspoon seafood seasoning 
  • 0.5 teaspoon worcestershire sauce 
  • drops hot sauce 
  • tablespoons parsley minced

Equipment

  • bowl
  • baking sheet
  • whisk
  • plastic wrap
  • wax paper

Directions

  1. Cook onion and celery in 4 tablespoons butter over moderately low heat, until tender and transfer to a bowl. Stir in crab and bread crumbs.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together mayonnaise, seafood seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste and stir into crab mixture until combined well.
  3. Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Form crab mixture into 6 flattened rounds. Chill crab cakes, covered with plastic wrap, at least 1 hour.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon butter over moderate heat until foam subsides and cook half of crab cakes until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Cook remaining cakes in remaining tablespoon butter in same manner.

Nutrition Facts

Calories322kcal
Protein18.93%
Fat73.31%
Carbs7.76%

Properties

Glycemic Index
23.5
Glycemic Load
0.38
Inflammation Score
-6
Nutrition Score
17.08347826087%

Flavonoids

Apigenin
3.11mg
Luteolin
0.11mg
Isorhamnetin
0.67mg
Kaempferol
0.13mg
Myricetin
0.2mg
Quercetin
2.74mg

Taste

Sweetness:
4.73%
Saltiness:
3.15%
Sourness:
0%
Bitterness:
0%
Savoriness:
0%
Fattiness:
100%
Spiciness:
100%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:322.46kcal
16.12%
Fat:26.14g
40.22%
Saturated Fat:9.53g
59.58%
Carbohydrates:6.23g
2.08%
Net Carbohydrates:5.53g
2.01%
Sugar:1.24g
1.38%
Cholesterol:69.69mg
23.23%
Sodium:823.77mg
35.82%
Protein:15.19g
30.38%
Vitamin B12:6.87µg
114.52%
Vitamin K:57.55µg
54.81%
Selenium:29.72µg
42.45%
Copper:0.73mg
36.54%
Zinc:4.68mg
31.2%
Phosphorus:190.04mg
19%
Folate:48.93µg
12.23%
Magnesium:43.48mg
10.87%
Vitamin A:536.11IU
10.72%
Vitamin C:8.77mg
10.63%
Vitamin B6:0.15mg
7.45%
Vitamin B1:0.1mg
6.87%
Vitamin E:0.98mg
6.54%
Vitamin B3:1.31mg
6.53%
Potassium:227.67mg
6.5%
Manganese:0.12mg
6.16%
Calcium:61.12mg
6.11%
Iron:0.99mg
5.52%
Vitamin B2:0.08mg
4.48%
Vitamin B5:0.39mg
3.88%
Fiber:0.7g
2.78%
Vitamin D:0.25µg
1.65%