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Crab Cakes with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce

Crab Cakes with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce



  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans lump crab meat
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs, divided
  • 2 large eggs, beaten, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 heaping tablespoon finely chopped cilantro or parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


  • 1 cup plain (nonfat) Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill


Combine crab meat, half the breadcrumbs, bell pepper, half the beaten eggs, celery, salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, chives, and cilantro/parsley together and form 8 equal sized balls. Flatten into crabcake-sized disks and smooth the edges for each.

Place remaining beaten egg in one dish, remaining half cup breadcrumbs in another, and flour in another dish. Dip a crabcake into the flour, then the egg, and finally the breadcrumbs.

Place a pan over medium heat with one tablespoon of the olive oil. Allow oil to warm until it is shimmering, about a minute.

Place 4 of the crabcakes in the pan. Cook until crisp on the bottom, for about 3 to 4 minutes, and flip and cook on the other side for an additional 4 minutes until golden crisp. Place on paper towel lined plate. Repeat with second batch. Top with sauce or serve it on the side.


Serving Size: 2 cakes | 4 servings | SmartPoints: 9

Nutrional information:

  • Calories: 347
  • Total Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 1172mg
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Protein: 30g

All posted nutrition information is approximate and has been calculated using the nutrition calculator on Skinny Points makes no guarantees of accuracy and use of different brands may change the nutrition information.

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