Crab puffs is a dish which has been made by using crab as a primary ingredient and in this crab meat is deep fried and served as a side dish or as an appetizer. Crab puffs are found available at many restaurants but can also be prepared at home. There are certain ways of preparing crab puffs and depending upon the method of preparation and the ingredients used the number of calories in crab puffs may vary. You can read the following article to know more about the nutritional value and calorie content of crab puffs.
Crab puffs are also eaten in the form of crab puff pastries. Wegmans is one company which makes and sells these pastries. 2 pieces of these pastries weigh 38.3 grams and have got a total of 140 calories in them. These pastries are not considered very healthy as they have been given a nutritional grade F. Out of the 140 calories, 17% come from total fat content, 30% come from saturated fat content, 10% come from cholesterol content, 10% sodium, 3% come from total carbohydrates and 4% come from dietary fiber. There is no sugar used to make these crab puffs and this is a good point about them but on the other hand, the amount of saturated fat is very high in this dish and this is not a good point.
1 serving of crab puffs contains 66 calories and of these calories, 6% come from total fat, 9% come from saturated fat, 6% come from cholesterol, 4% come from sodium, 2% come from total carbohydrates and 1% comes from dietary fiber as well. There is a large amount of vitamin A and there is high amount of iron too present in these crab puffs and this is a really good thing about them.