Four Tasty Crab Recipes

We adore seafood recipes. We love getting protein from different sources because having a balanced, varied diet helps us stay healthy and strong. March 9 is National Crab Meat Day. That one of those weird holidays that is sort of pointless yet really fun to celebrate. With 1.5 million tons of crab eaten worldwide every year, it’s safe to say that it’s a pretty popular dish. But, many of us default to just enjoying it with butter.

There are so many ways to prepare and enjoy crab. That’s why we’re sharing four great, low-carb recipes we know you’ll love. We have things that are great for sharing with guests and ones you’ll love for a quiet night at home!

Low-carb Crab Cakes


In our opinion, if there is one absolute best way to enjoy crab, it’s in the form of a crab cake. But, the bread crumbs can make them very high in carbs. Using coconut flour and a careful frying technique to keep these cakes from crumbling, you can enjoy satisfying crab cakes without worrying about your blood sugar! Be sure to read this recipe thoroughly because it does have cooking suggestions to make sure the texture is just right. A serving has 243 calories, three grams of carbs and one gram of fiber. Get the recipe.

Crab Mac and Cheese


The name of this recipe is a fib. While it will thrill anyone at your dinner table and is great for serving company, it’s not mac and cheese. The trick to this low-carb mac and cheese is that there is no mac. It’s a cauliflower dish. It’s a creamy, savory and wonderfully cheesy meal that we enjoy immensely. The combination of crab and cheese is terrific! But calling it mac and cheese seems a bit silly. A serving has 163 calories, five grams of carbs and two grams of fiber. Get the recipe.

Low-Carb Crab Chowder


We might be done with winter, but in many areas of the country, it’s not done with us! That’s where this perfect soup comes in! This is wonderful for a warming lunch or cozy, satisfying dinner. It’s a comforting, creamy soup that replaces traditional potatoes with cauliflower. Using the cauliflower stalk rather than the florets gives you nice chunks with a solid texture that can stand in for potatoes. A serving has 317 calories, eight grams of carbs and three grams of fiber. Get the recipe.

Crab Rangoon


Using almond flour wonton wrappers and a low-carb filling, you can make these Chinese restaurant favorites at home! They are surprisingly easy to make and will be incredibly impressive to any company you have coming over! The recipe includes an easy low-carb sweet and sour dipping sauce. A serving has 350 calories, 10.2 grams of carbs and 2.6 grams of fiber. Get the recipe.

We know that you will love these crab recipes if you try them out. They’ll help you celebrate National Crab Meat Day or enjoy crab any other day of the year!  

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