Crab Cakes With Southwest Aioli

crab cakes with southwest aioli
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Crab cakes get a spicy kick when paired with a creamy cilantro aioli dipping sauce.
20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
12 servings

Ingredients

Southwest Seasoning

1 1/2 teaspoons
chili powder
3/4 teaspoon
ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon
garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon
ground red pepper (cayenne)

Aioli

3/4 cup
mayonnaise
3 tablespoons
finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon
fresh lemon juice

Crab Cakes

3/4 cup
bread crumbs
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons
sliced green onions
2 tablespoons
chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons
Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon
freshly grated lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon
salt
16 ounces
cooked crabmeat, flaked
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter

Directions

  1. Combine all southwest seasoning ingredients in bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  2. Combine all aioli ingredients in bowl; mix well. Stir in 1 tablespoon southwest seasoning. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  3. Combine all crab cakes ingredients except remaining seasoning, crabmeat and butter in bowl. Stir in crabmeat. Shape into 12 patties.
  4. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling; stir in 1 tablespoon seasoning. Place 6 crab cake patties into skillet. Cook, turning once, 3-5 minutes or until lightly browned and heated through. Remove crab cakes from skillet; cover. Keep warm. Wipe out skillet. Repeat with remaining butter, seasoning and crab cake patties.
  5. Serve crab cakes with aioli.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
200
Cholesterol
70mg
Carbohydrates
6g
Protein
10g
Fat
15g
Sodium
450mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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