Mini Mock Crab Cakes

Mini Mock Crab Cakes

Mini Mock Crab Cakes

Craving seafood? Dive into these mock crab cakes, which use hearts of palm instead of crab to cut down on protein. Sure to be a crowd favorite!

  • Serving size: 1 cake
  • Number of Servings: 6
  • Time to prepare: 30 minutes


  • Crab Cakes
  • PROTIEN per serving: 3.1 g*
  • CALORIES per serving: 90
  • TOTAL FAT per serving: 4 g
  • TOTAL CARBOHYDRATE per serving: 11 g
  • Remoulade
  • PROTIEN per serving: 0.1 g*
  • CALORIES per serving: 124
  • TOTAL FAT per serving: 13 g
  • TOTAL CARBOHYDRATE per serving: 1 g

*Protein amount may differ depending on the brands that are used.



For crab cakes
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp green onion, minced
  • 2 tbsp red bell pepper, minced
  • 1/2 cup plain coconut yogurt
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 tsp Old Bay® seasoning
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1 14-oz can hearts of palm, drained and chopped
  • 3 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup panko-style bread crumbs
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
For remoulade sauce
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. In a large bowl, toss together the mayonnaise, minced green onion, minced red pepper, plain coconut yogurt, minced parsley, seasoning, yellow mustard, and hearts of palm. Mix well.

  2. Carefully fold in the plain bread crumbs (not the panko).

  3. Grease a 6-cup muffi n pan, and fi ll each cup with cake mixture. Press down gently to fl atten the tops.

  4. Cover with plastic wrap, and place in the refrigerator for an hour.

  5. To remove cakes, turn the pan over onto a plate. Gently roll each cake in the panko bread crumbs.

  6. Heat oil (or use a small deep fryer) to 375°F. Gently drop cakes into oil, and cook for 3 minutes or until golden brown.

  7. Briefly drain cakes on a rack or paper towel. Serve hot with sauce on the side.

For the sauce
  1. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, pickle relish, lemon juice, minced parsley, paprika, chili powder, cayenne, cumin, and salt.

  2. Cover with plastic wrap, and place in the refrigerator until chilled.