Add a crisp green salad and dinner is ready with this recipe for Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli!

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
10
Yield:
10 crab cakes
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Lemon Aioli:

Directions

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  • Prepare mashed potatoes following package directions, set aside to cool.

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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

  • In a large bowl, combine egg, green onions, red bell pepper, parsley, mustard, and seasonings.

  • Add crab meat and mix well.

  • Blend in cooled potatoes until well distributed.

  • Shape into 2-inch wide patties. Press panko breading onto both sides of each patty. In a large skillet, heat 1 teaspoon each of the butter and oil over medium heat.

  • Add patties and cook for about 4 minutes on each side until golden and heated through.

  • Transfer crab cakes to a baking sheet. Keep warm in oven.

  • Repeat with the remaining butter, oil and patties.

  • To make lemon aioli, combine all ingredients and mix well. Cover and chill. Can be made a day ahead.

  • Serve warm on a bed of watercress with Lemon Aioli.

Tips

** Instead of 16 oz. cooked crab meat, you can substitute three 6 oz cans lump crabmeat, drained and cartilage removed.

Nutrition Facts

215 calories; protein 10.3g 21% DV; carbohydrates 11.8g 4% DV; fat 15.3g 24% DV; cholesterol 55.1mg 18% DV; sodium 474.2mg 19% DV. Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
04/04/2018
It was delicious! Being a FT working mom I had to make it quickly and left out the aioli sauce. Light flaky and just the right amount of everything. I wouldn't change a thing. Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
05/20/2013
I thought potatoes in crab cakes would be an interesting twist but they didn't turn out to be a great choice. The potatoes overpowered the crab and gave the cakes a mushy mealy texture but the spices had good flavor. The lemon aioli was just not good. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
05/20/2013
I thought potatoes in crab cakes would be an interesting twist but they didn't turn out to be a great choice. The potatoes overpowered the crab and gave the cakes a mushy mealy texture but the spices had good flavor. The lemon aioli was just not good. Read More
(4)
Rating: 4 stars
04/04/2018
It was delicious! Being a FT working mom I had to make it quickly and left out the aioli sauce. Light flaky and just the right amount of everything. I wouldn't change a thing. Read More