Crab Cakes With Cilantro Mayonnaise

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 35mins


  • Cilantro Mayonnaise
  • 12
    cup mayonnaise (I use fat free salad dressing.)
  • 12
    cup chopped cilantro
  • 12
    lemon, juice of
  • 6 -8
    drops red hot pepper sauce
  • Crab Cakes
  • 2
    cups corn flake crumbs
  • 1
    lb crabmeat
  • 14
    cup diced green pepper
  • 2
    tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 3
    tablespoons mayonnaise or 3 tablespoons fat-free salad dressing
  • 3
    teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1
    teaspoon red hot pepper sauce
  • 1
    egg (I use egg substitute.)
  • 3
    tablespoons olive oil, divided


  • Mix the ingredients for the mayonnaise and set aside.
  • If making day before, refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Mix 1 cup of the corn flake crumbs with remainder of ingredients for crab cakes.
  • Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions and form into cakes.
  • Place the remaining crumbs in shallow dish and dip cakes into crumbs turning to coat.
  • Heat 1 Tbsp of olive oil in heavy skillet and saute crab cakes until browned and cooked through about 4 to 5 minutes per side turning once.
  • Add additional oil as needed to keep the crab cakes from sticking.
  • Serve topped with the cilantro mayonnaise.