Cajun Crab Burgers Recipe
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Cajun Crab Burgers Recipe

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Here's my take on the traditional crab cake. I like to top my sandwiches with Cajun remoulade and pile spicy baked sweet potato fries on the side. —Athena Russell, Florence, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1-3/4 cups dry bread crumbs, divided
  • 3 cans (6-1/2 ounces each) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 4 kaiser rolls, split
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 slices tomato
  • Tartar sauce, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 burger (calculated without tartar sauce): 870 calories, 54g fat (8g saturated fat), 191mg cholesterol, 1454mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 40g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients; stir in 3/4 cup bread crumbs. Fold in crab. Shape into four 1/2-in. thick patties. Place remaining bread crumbs in a shallow bowl. Coat patties with crumbs.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add burgers; cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve burgers on rolls with lettuce, tomato and, if desired, tartar sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cajun Crab Burgers in Simple & Delicious August/September 2014

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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