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Crab Cakes

Spice Islands®

Crab Cakes


  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

8 cakes


1 tablespoon butter OR margarine

1/3 cup diced red bell pepper

8 ounces crab meat, flaked OR imitation crab meat, diced

2 eggs, beaten

1 tablespoon Spice Islands® Minced Onion

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

2 teaspoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon Spice Islands® San Francisco Bay Seafood Seasoning

1/2 cup dry bread crumbs

2 tablespoons Mazola® Corn Oil


Melt butter in small saucepan or skillet; sauté red bell peppers until tender, about 2 to 3 minutes.

Combine sautéed peppers with crab meat, egg, onion, mayonnaise, lemon juice, seafood seasoning and bread crumbs in large mixing bowl. Blend thoroughly. Form into 2-inch diameter patties.

Heat oil in heavy skillet on medium low heat. Sauté crab cakes until browned and cooked through, about 4 minutes on each side.

Serve with Zesty Tartar Sauce.

VARIATION:  Crab cakes can be served on toasted buns for a sandwich.

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