Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Juicy fat little nuggets of crabby goodness! I developed this because of a craving for a sweet-hot crab dish I'd enjoyed at a Thai restaurant. I love crabmeat (jumbo lump, please, none of the frozen/canned yuck for *moi*) but dislike most crab-cake recipes because they are either too bready, or somehow involve cheese. Just me personally: I don't like pairing fish with cheese. These succulent cakes will be our dinner entree for New Year's Eve 2011!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Gently toss the crabmeat with lemon juice and ginger. Set aside.
  2. In oil, saute' onions, pepper, and garlic until it is all soft. Let cool and toss with crabmeat. Add remaining ingredients, except for breadcrumbs.
  3. Form into small patties, about 2.5" in diameter. Place on wax paper in freezer for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove from freezer and pat with bread crumbs on both sides.
  5. Palace on parchment-covered baking sheet and bake for 2 minutes at 350, or until browned.
  6. Top with 1 T sweet chili sauce and serve.