Break the Bank Crab Cakes

Lesley Baradel
Crab-Cakes_Flickr_Recipe-500x262

Break the Bank Crab Cakes

These crab cakes take a bit of time to make but they are worth the effort if company is coming. They are meaty for those that like hearty crab cakes. Serve with an arugula salad with a light lemon dressing. Yum!
0 from 0 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 42 mins
Course Seafood
Servings 4 people
Calories 400 kcal

Ingredients
  

Crab Cakes

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 dashes tabasco sauce
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 1 lb superior lump crabmeat jumbo lump, not the back fin
  • 24 saltine or Keebler crackers finely crushed

Lemon Caper Sauce

  • 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • 2 Tbsp fresh chives chopped
  • 3 Tbsp capers
  • Dash tabasco sauce

Instructions
 

Preparation steps for Crab Cakes:

  • Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Whisk mayonnaise, eggs, mustard, and all seasonings in mixing bowl. Gently add crab and crackers.
  • Roll mixture into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared baking sheet and chill. (Can be made up to 4 hours before serving.)
  • Broil crab cakes for about 5 minutes and then flip over and broil longer until browned and cooked through. Watch carefully to avoid burning. Serve crab cakes with Lemon Caper Sauce.

Preparation steps for Lemon Caper sauce:

  • In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, lemon juice, lemon zest, dill, chives, capers and tabasco sauce. Serve over the crab cakes.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 400kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 19gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 206mgSodium: 1408mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3g
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Recent Posts

Salmon with Cucumber Vinaigrette

Cucumber Vinaigrette

Cucumber Vinaigrette This cucumber vinaigrette goes with our Marinated Salmon recipe, though we love it so much, it ...
Read More
A beef jerky snack board with different types of beef jerky, pistachios, grapes and sliced apples make a fun after school snack. Processed meat or prepared meat can be eaten as part of a healthful diet.

Permission to Eat Processed Meat

Prepared meat makes snack time a breeze for fueling up before after school activities.This post is sponsored by ...
Read More
Scroll to Top