Healthy Crab Cakes for the Summer - Boxhill Crabcakes


Healthy Crab Cakes for the Summer

Maryland-Crab-CakeWhen summer arrives, most Maryland residents are looking for new ways to eat healthier and get into shape. However, the summer season is filled with sweet temptations and greasy grub, which can make it difficult to stay on the straight and narrow. Instead of missing out on all that summer has to offer, Maryland residents can stay healthy this summer by enjoying crab cakes made from the Maryland blue crab.

Maryland crab cakes can be a healthy substitute for the traditional summer hamburger or cheeseburger. Instead of slathering a potato bun with ketchup and mustard, reach for a large leaf of lettuce to create your own crab cake burger. Top the crab cake with a dab of low-fat tartar sauce to create the ideal healthy burger. So how is a crab cake healthier than a burger? A crab cake can be baked in the oven or broiled, which requires less grease and oil than what is needed when cooking a beef burger. Crab meat tends to be lower in saturated fat as well, which also makes it healthier. You don’t even have to use a crab cake as a burger to enjoy its potential. Simply use your crab cake as a main meal or use lump crab meat over a salad to add a healthier protein to your greens.

Blue crab meat is also known as a good source for the following:

  • Protein
  • Vitamins
  • Iron
  • Copper
  • Phosphorus
  • Minerals
  • Zinc


Located in Abingdon, Maryland, our crab cakes are available year round and can be ordered online to be shipped straight to your front door. Order online here or call us at (410)-515-3662. If you ever have any questions or comments about Box Hill or our Maryland crab cakes, use our contact form here.

Here are the easy cooking steps for your crab cakes:

  1. For 8-10 minutes, preheat your over at a temperature of 425 degrees.
  2. Use a pan without grease, using only a small amount of butter or water to cook your crab cakes on.
  3. Cook crab cakes for about 20 minutes, depending on your oven. Crab cakes should be firm and have a golden brown top with an internal temperature of 145 degrees.


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