Crab-Cake Burgers Recipe

This alternative on the typical burger will give you a savory twist and a healthy new option!

Prep Time: 12 mins
Cook Time: 8 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 6


  • 1 pounds crabmeat
  • 1 large egg(s), lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup(s) bread crumbs, panko (Japanese-style)
  • 1/4 cup(s) mayonnaise, light
  • 2 tablespoon chives, minced
  • 1 tablespoon mustard, Dijon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, black ground
  • 4 dash(es) hot sauce, (such as Tabasco), or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon butter, unsalted


1. Mix crab, egg, breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, chives, mustard, lemon juice, celery seed, onion powder, pepper and hot sauce in a large bowl. Form into 6 patties.2. Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until the butter stops foaming.

3. Cook the patties until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side.
Nutritional Info (Per serving):

Calories: 163, Saturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 350mg, Dietary Fiber: 0g, Total Fat: 8g, Carbs: 6g, Cholesterol: 86mg, Protein: 16g; Carb Choices: 0.5
Source: Everyday Health