Froggie's Spicy Crab Cakes

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

A spicy crab cake recipe I have fine tuned to my liking. I serve with garlic herb pilaf.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a medium size pan over medium heat. Add the butter. Once melted add the shallot, 1 clove of garlic and red pepper. Lightly saute until tender, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon zest, fresh parsley, 1/2 cup of the panko and egg. Mix in cooked vegetables, hot sauce, and salt and pepper, to taste. Add crabmeat and stir well.
  3. Form crab cakes. Flatten until they're about 3/4 inches high. Dip the cakes into the remaining panko.
  4. Add oil to a large skillet over high heat. Add crab cakes and saute, flipping once, until golden brown and crisp, about 5 to 6 minutes per side.


Most Helpful

Mmmm, we liked these little cakes, they were very different from anything we have had. Dh will not eat mayonnaise so I didn't tell him it was in them and he was none the wiser, that was a bit sneaky, but he loved them so what's he harm? I made them as written but my crab came out of a tin and I am sure it would be even better with fresh crab. Thank you for posting. Made for PAC Spring 2011.

Tea Jenny March 06, 2011

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