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Southern-Style Crab Cakes With Cool Lime Sauce and Dijon Asparagus

Total Time - 35 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare crab cakes and begin to cook - 20 minutes
  • Prepare asparagus; complete crab cakes and serve - 15 minutes

Southern-Style Crab Cakes With Cool Lime Sauce and Dijon Asparagus

Southern-Style Crab Cakes With Cool Lime Sauce


1/4 cup light sour cream
1 cup light mayonnaise, divided
2 tablespoons country-style Dijon mustard, divided
juice of 1 lime, divided
1/4 cup green onions, coarsley chopped
1 (.7-oz) packet zesty Italian dressing mix
26 round buttery crackers, divided
2 (8-oz) cups lump crabmeat
cooking spray

  • Prepare sauce by combining sour cream, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon mustard, and juice of one-half lime. Chill until ready to serve.
  • Chop onions; place in large bowl.

  1. Squeeze juice of remaining one-half lime over green onions. Stir in dressing mix and remaining each 1/2 cup mayonnaise and 1 tablespoon mustard.
  2. Crush thirteen crackers while adding to mayonnaise mixture. Add crabmeat and mix well. Shape into eight 3/4-inch thick patties (wash hands).
  3. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Crush remaining thirteen crackers onto plate. Remove pan from heat and coat with cooking spray. Lightly coat patties with crackers, then place in pan; cook 12–15 minutes, turning once, or until golden and thoroughly heated. Serve crab cakes with sauce.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 690kcal; FAT 53g; CHOL 160mg; SODIUM 1630mg; CARB 19g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 29g; VIT A 4%; VIT C 15%; CALC 20%; IRON 10%

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Dijon Asparagus


1 lb asparagus
1 teaspoon water
2 teaspoons country-style Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons light sour cream
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt


Cut asparagus into 2-inch pieces, removing tough root end; place in microwave-safe bowl.

  1. Add water and cover; microwave on HIGH 5 minutes, stirring once.
  2. Drain asparagus and return to bowl; stir in mustard, sour cream, and seasoned salt. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 20kcal; FAT 0g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 260mg; CARB 3g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 1g; VIT A 10%; VIT C 8%; CALC 2%; IRON 2%

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Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup + 2 tsp light sour cream

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp + 2 tsp country-style Dijon mustard
Add to your grocery list 26 round buttery crackers
Add to your grocery list 1 (.7-oz) packet zesty Italian dressing mix

Add to your grocery list 1 lb asparagus
Add to your grocery list 4 green onions
Add to your grocery list 1 lime (for juice)

Add to your grocery list 2 (8-oz) cups lump crabmeat

From Your Pantry
Add to your grocery list cooking spray
Add to your grocery list 1 cup light mayonnaise
Add to your grocery list 1/4 tsp seasoned salt

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Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with potatoes, a crusty baguette, and pineapple upside-down cake for dessert.
  • If you choose to use canned crabmeat, soak it in ice water 10 minutes, then drain/pat dry. This will help the crabmeat taste fresher.
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