Petite Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli

  • Rating ****

Serves 10

When company is coming over on a moment's notice, try making these scrumptious crab cakes to serve as your first course or as a smashing side dish. With a light lemon aioli sauce, they taste so good your guests will want the recipe.


  • For the Petite Crab Cakes:
  • 1 pound crabmeat
  • 1 large Wild Oats Organic Egg
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Wild Oats Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 bunch green onions, sliced to 1/8 inch
  • For the Lemon Aioli:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic



Spread the crabmeat onto a sheet pan and examine closely for shell fragments.

Mix the remaining ingredients in a bowl, then add the crabmeat and mix thoroughly.

Separate the crab mixture into 20 portions and form into a crab cake shape. Place onto a parchment paper lined sheet pan or pie tin. Wrap loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to bake.

To heat, place pan of crab cakes into a preheated 350 degrees F oven and allow to cook for approximately 6 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown and hot throughout.


Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir to combine. Serve chilled with petite crab cakes. Yields 1 cup.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Wild Oats Natural Marketplace. All rights reserved.

RecID 8574

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