Crab Cakes with Coleslaw and Lime Dill Yogurt Sauce

Dill yogurt sauce is a lush complement to crab cakes and coleslaw. When these crunchy, creamy and crustacean textures get together, it’s a regular party on a dish. Maybe that’s why crab cakes with dill sauce is counted among classic Mardi Gras recipes. No matter the time of year, such savory flavors are enhanced with the addition of nutritious yogurt.

 

Nutrition information
20min
Prep time
8min
Cook time
8
Servings

Crab Cakes with Coleslaw and Lime Dill Yogurt Sauce

Dill yogurt sauce is a lush complement to crab cakes and coleslaw. When these crunchy, creamy and crustacean textures get together, it’s a regular party on a dish. Maybe that’s why crab cakes with dill sauce is counted among classic Mardi Gras recipes. No matter the time of year, such savory flavors are enhanced with the addition of nutritious yogurt.

 

Dill yogurt sauce is a lush complement to crab cakes and coleslaw. When these crunchy, creamy and crustacean textures get together, it’s a regular party on a dish. Maybe that’s why crab cakes with dill sauce is counted among classic Mardi Gras recipes. No matter the time of year, such savory flavors are enhanced with the addition of nutritious yogurt.

 

Nutrition information
20min
Prep time
8min
Cook time
8
Servings

Ingredients:

For Crab Cakes

For Coleslaw

For Lime Dill Yogurt Sauce

Directions:

For Crab Cakes

  1. Mix together yogurt, Parmesan, egg, mustard, chives, parsley, shallot, garlic, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Gently mix crabmeat and breadcrumbs into yogurt mixture.
  2. Divide mixture into 8 equal portions and shape into 2-inch cakes. (Crab cakes may be refrigerated up to 4 hours before cooking.)
  3. Place a large, nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Spray with nonstick cooking spray and slide crab cakes into skillet. Cook about 4 minutes per side or until golden brown and heated through. Serve hot with coleslaw and lime dill yogurt sauce.

For Coleslaw

  1. In a large bowl, mix together yogurt, lime juice, sugar, celery salt, salt, pepper and pepper sauce.
  2. Gently stir in coleslaw mix until coated. Serve chilled.

For Lime Dill Yogurt Sauce

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together yogurt, lime zest, lime juice, dill, salt and pepper.
  2. Serve chilled.

Notes:

Yield: 1 crab cake plus 1/8 of the coleslaw and 1/8 of yogurt sauce, per serving.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Chris Ward, Mercury Grill, Plano, Texas, on behalf of 3-Every-Day™ of Dairy.

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Nutrition Information

  • Per serving
  • Calories 200
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 630g
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
  • Protein 19g