Crab Cakes with Orange Aioli

Mini Crab Cakes with Orange Aioli
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
33 mins


  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten

  • 2 tablespoon chopped green onions

  • 2 tablespoon chopped red sweet pepper

  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 1 ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

  • ½ teaspoon Old Bay seasoning (seafood seasoning)

  • ¼ teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

  • 10 ounce cooked crabmeat or two 6-ounce cans lump crabmeat, drained and cartilage removed

  • cup panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs)

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • Spinach leaves (optional)

  • 1 recipe Orange Aioli

Orange Aioli

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise or salad dressing

  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • ¼ teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

  • 1 tablespoon orange juice

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives

  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander


  1. In a large bowl combine egg, green onions, red pepper, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, Old Bay seasoning, and lemon-pepper seasoning. Add crabmeat; mix well. Shape into four patties. Press panko onto both sides of each patty.

  2. In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the butter and 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium heat. Add patties and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden and heated through, turning once.

  3. If desired, serve warm on a bed of spinach. Serve with Orange Aioli.

Orange Aioli

  1. In a small bowl stir together mayonnaise or salad dressing, sour cream, finely shredded orange peel, orange juice, chopped fresh chives, and ground coriander.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

628 Calories
51g Fat
11g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 628
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 51g 65%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 180mg 60%
Sodium 1231mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 3.3g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 24.4mg 122%
Calcium 174mg 13%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 522mg 11%
Fatty acids, total trans 0.4g
Folate, total 89.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 4.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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