Crawfish Cakes with Horseradish Sauce

  • Yield: 8 servings


Horseradish Sauce:
1/4cup nonfat sour cream
2tablespoons light mayonnaise
1tablespoon lemon juice
2tablespoons prepared horseradish
pinch sugar
Crawfish Cakes:
1cup saltine cracker crumbs
1tablespoon Dijon mustard
2tablespoons light mayonnaise
1teaspoon hot sauce
1bunch green onions, chopped
1/3cup chopped parsley
1/3cup shredded, reduced-fat, sharp cheddar cheese
1pound Louisiana crawfish tails
Salt and pepper
1tablespoon olive oil


  1. Combine all sauce ingredients and mix well.
  2. Carefully mix all crawfish cake ingredients except olive oil and flour.
  3. Cover mixture and chill for 30 minutes before shaping patties.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet then lightly dust cakes with flour, cook over medium heat 3–5 minutes per side. Cakes should have a nice golden brown color. Serve with Horseradish sauce.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Gulf Coast Favorites (Holly Clegg, 2008). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 171
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 81mg
  • Sodium 326mg
  • Carbohydrate 12g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 13g