Crab Fritters


Crab fritters are fried and served with a garlic and horseradish dipping sauce. Super simple, yet elegant enough to serve to company!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
20 fritters


  • ¾ cup light mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

  • 2 cups oil for frying

  • 1 cup hush puppy mix

  • ½ cup milk

  • 1 egg

  • 1 pound cooked lump crabmeat


  1. In the container of a food processor, combine mayonnaise, mustard, horseradish, garlic, and lemon juice; process until well blended. Transfer to a bowl; stir in chives, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  2. Heat oil in a heavy saucepan or deep fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Stir together hush puppy mix, milk and egg until smooth; fold in crabmeat. Drop tablespoonfuls of batter into hot oil; fry until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes, turning once if needed. Drain on paper towels. Serve fritters with garlic sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

294 Calories
12g Fat
21g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 294
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 991mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 8mg 38%
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 475mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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