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Crab Cakes with Ginger and Spicy Mayo

Crab Cakes with Ginger and Spicy Mayo

The addition of ginger and just a hint of heat from spicy mayo make these crab cakes extra flavorful and the perfect dinner for two.

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15 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time


Sriracha Ginger Mayo

1/3 cup mayonnaise

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger root

1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce

1/8 teaspoon salt

Crab Cakes

1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, divided

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, beaten

1/4 cup crushed buttery round crackers

1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger root

Pinch ground red pepper (cayenne)

6 to 8 ounces lump crab meat, drained


Sliced green onions, as desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all Sriracha Ginger Mayo ingredients in small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 1 tablespoon melted butter, egg, crackers, green onion, Worcestershire sauce, ginger, and ground red pepper in bowl. Gently stir in crab meat.

  3. STEP 3

    Form mixture into 4 even patties, about 3 inches in diameter.

  4. STEP 4

    Melt remaining 3 tablespoons butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add crab cakes; cook 3 minutes per side or until deep golden brown.

  5. STEP 5

    Serve immediately with Sriracha Ginger Mayo and garnish with sliced green onion as desired.

Tip #1

For the best results, use refrigerated fresh crab meat.

Nutrition (1 serving)

630 Calories
55 Fat (g)
245 Cholesterol (mg)
1230 Sodium (mg)
6 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
28 Protein (g)
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