Crawfish Cakes – Best Louisiana Crawfish Cake + Easy Crawfish Recipes

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Easy Louisiana Crawfish Cakes Recipe Makes Best Healthy Crawfish Recipes

Louisiana Crawfish cakes are a healthy easy recipe and also one of my favorite healthy easy crawfish recipes especially during crawfish season.  This time of year  every time we go out to dinner, my husband wants boiled crawfish!  My daughter came in town for a wedding this weekend, and I think she it three times in just a weekend.  If you live in Louisiana, you live for the season-boiled crawfish with corn and potatoes-it is truly unique to our area. If you’re wondering if crawfish is healthy?  Not only is it healthy but wait until you try my Crawfish Cake recipe from Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook. 


Give Me Leftovers from a Crawfish Boil for my Crawfish Cakes

During the season, my focus is even more about creating easy crawfish recipes. Everyone always talks about crab cakes, however, once you try my Louisiana crawfish cake recipe you are in for a treat of a lifetime.  I keep the recipe simple but wow does it have flavor.  With Dijon mustard, green onions, parsley and cheese, this makes the best crawfish cake recipe ever.  I like to make them ahead of time and refrigerate.  Think about this! Next time you’re making burgers, turn this recipe into crawfish burgers and use a bun. Top with the fabulous Horseradish Sauce and I always have people ask me for the Horseradish sauce recipe.  Just a great combination.

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Gulf Coast Favorites: Over 250 easy recipes from my Louisiana KitchenGulf Coast Favorites: Over 250 easy recipes from my Louisiana Kitchen

For those of you that don’t live here, you can still enjoy our favorite Louisiana seafood, everywhere! Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook is basically a healthy Louisiana cookbook filled with southern and Cajun healthy easy recipes!

I want everyone to enjoy our favorite Louisiana recipes but still eat healthy! And, nothing beats a good Crawfish Cake recipe! You’ll find my Easy Crawfish Etouffee to my fantastic fast Crawfish Jambalaya on my healthy food blog.  

My Crawfish Blog includes more healthy crawfish recipes! I couldn’t forget my famous Crawfish Fettuccine recipe.  So many easy crawfish recipes.

Crawfish Cakes with Horseradish Sauce Plus Lots of Easy Crawfish Recipes

You want to make sure you are buying Louisiana crawfish!  I like the Louisiana crawfish boil, but I truly am more interested in cooking with crawfish tails-and especially when someone peels them for me!  So nice to have extra seasoned tails.  I have lots more crawfish recipes!  I always rinse my crawfish tails before using them to remove the fat.  Now, if you are wondering is crawfish healthy?  I have some great nutrition facts about healthy crawfish.  Remember, I create all healthy easy recipes so you even get healthy Cajun recipes!

Yes, My Best Louisiana Crawfish Cake Recipe is Healthy Crawfish Recipe!

My Gulf Coast cookbook focuses on our wonderful Louisiana food so  this cookbook includes tons of easy crawfish recipes. From my gumbo to bread pudding, this southern cookbook gives you a healthy Cajun recipes with all your Louisiana favorites!! One of my other favorite recipes is also from Gulf Coast Favorites and is my Crawfish Dip.  I have been making this easy Cajun dip for over 25 years and it is always a hit. Visit my Crawfish Blog for best healthy crawfish recipes!

Louisiana crawfish dip

Crawfish Fun! My Favorite Seasoning, Kid’s Crawfish Boil Set and Crawfish Paper Goods!

 Slap Ya Mama Original Blend,   Lil Bit Kids Crawfish Boil Set  Crawfish Plates (8/Pkg)   Crawfish Cocktail & Lunch Napkins,  

Louisiana Crawfish Cakes with Horseradish Sauce from Gulf Coast Favorites Cookbook

Move over crab cakes because this is one of my favorite easy crawfish recipes that adds a new slant to an old classic. Outrageously delicious!  If you have never had this easy recipe, guess what?  You’ll adore it and it has 5 Weight Watcher SmartPoints      

Makes 8 Louisiana 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
Horseradish Sauce (recipe follows)

1. In a 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 a large nonstick skillet, heat oil. Lightly dust patties with flour, and cook over medium heat for 3–5 minutes on each side, or until browned.
4. Serve with Horseradish Sauce.

Nutritional information per serving Calories 149 | Calories from fat 35% | Fat 6 g Saturated Fat 1 g | Cholesterol 81 mg | Sodium 278 mg Carbohydrate 10 g | Dietary Fiber 1 g | Sugars 1 g | Protein 12 g      Diabetic Exchange 1/2 starch | 2 lean meat

Horseradish Sauce

Quick and easy, this sauce has bite. Everyone loves the sauce.

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

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

Nutritional information 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



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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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