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Quick Carolina Crab Cakes Recipe

Quick Carolina Crab Cakes Recipe

I never used to make crab cakes at home until I created this recipe. They're spiced just right , and the mustard-mayo sauce is the perfect accent. —Katie P. Sloan, Charlotte, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • CRAB CAKES:
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Dash pepper
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cover and refrigerate.
  • 2. In another bowl, combine the first 10 crab cake ingredients. Fold in crab. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Drop crab mixture by 1/4 cupfuls into the pan; cook 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with sauce. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 crab cakes with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 553 calories, 46 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 206 mg cholesterol, 875 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 22 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.