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Crawfish Cakes with Horseradish Sauce

Crawfish Cakes with Horseradish Sauce

Move over crab cakes—Louisiana crawfish adds a new slant to an old classic. One of my most popular crawfish recipes, and make sure to look for Louisiana crawfish. Outrageously delicious!

This recipe is from Holly Clegg’s trimandTERRIFIC® Gulf Coast Favorites.

Ingredients

Crawfish Cakes

Makes 8 crawfish cakes

  • 1 cup saltine cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup shredded, reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound Louisiana crawfish tails, rinsed and drained
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Flour

Horseradish Sauce

Quick and easy, this sauce has bite.

  • 1/4 cup nonfat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • Pinch of sugar

Preparation

Crawfish Cakes

  1. In medium bowl, carefully combine all ingredients except oil and flour.
  2. Cover and chill for 30 minutes, if time permits. Shape into 8 patties.
  3. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil. Lightly dust patties with flour, and cook over medium heat 3–5 minutes on each side, or until browned.
  4. Serve with Horseradish Sauce.

Horseradish Sauce

  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix well.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • Calories 22
  • Calories from fat 50%
  • Fat 1 g Saturated Fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 48 mg Carbohydrate 2 g
  • Dietary Fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Diabetic Exchanges Free

Recipe from Holly Clegg’s trimandTERRIFIC® Gulf Coast Favorites. For more of Holly's easy healthy recipes and tips, visit her Blog and YouTube channel.


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