Make the most of fresh crab season with these crab cake recipes from the traditional variety to a lightened-up version made with cornbread crumbs.
Gulf Crab Cakes with Lemon Butter
For these plump Coastal Texas treats, make sure to handle the delicate mixture carefully; the chilling process helps the cakes hold their shape during cooking.
Cornbread Crab Cakes
Recipe: Cornbread Crab Cakes
These lightened up crab cakes use cornbread crumbs.
Crab Cakes with Garlic-Chive Sauce
Cook these mini crab cakes over medium-low heat to ensure a deep golden crust without overcooking the delicate crab. Pair with our homemade garlic-chive sauce.
Crab Cake Hush Puppies
Recipe: Crab Cake Hush Puppies
Serve these Crab Cake Hush Puppies with your favorite rémoulade or cocktail sauce for a tasty appetizer.
Mini Crab Cakes with Pineapple-Cucumber Salsa
These crowd-pleasing mini cakes make impressive small bites for your outdoor party.
Crunchy Crab Cakes
These cakes get their crunch from panko, which are Japanese bread crumbs. Try this side: Toss together 1 (5-oz.) package arugula; 1 pt. grape tomatoes, halved; 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice; 2 Tbsp. olive oil; and 1/2 tsp. salt.
Recipe: Crunchy Crab Cakes
Crab Cake Sandwiches
Sandwich a crispy crab cake between onion bun halves and top with coleslaw and homemade tartar sauce for an easy and delicious seafood dinner. Serve with French fries.
Recipe: Crab Cake Sandwiches
Crab Cakes With Lemon Rémoulade
Just before serving, toss mixed baby greens with olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste, as many restaurants do. Place crab cakes on top. If you are cooking for 2, refrigerate 4 of the crab cakes to cook the next night.
Recipe: Crab Cakes with Lemon Rémoulade