Crab Cakes with Sesame Seeds

These crab cakes make a lovely presentation. Try serving over a bed of arugula with lemon wedges on the side.

Serves: 5Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 5

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. lump crabmeat
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 small green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. dry sherry
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground white pepper
  • 1 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning
  • ¾ cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. lightly toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl, mix together crab, egg, ginger, green onion, sherry, lemon juice, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, and Old Bay Seasoning.
  • Form mixture into 10 equal cakes. Place breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl. Dredge crab cakes in breadcrumbs and place on a baking sheet treated with nonstick spray. Sprinkle sesame seeds over cakes. Bake 10 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 5

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. lump crabmeat
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 small green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. dry sherry
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground white pepper
  • 1 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning
  • ¾ cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. lightly toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl, mix together crab, egg, ginger, green onion, sherry, lemon juice, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, and Old Bay Seasoning.
  • Form mixture into 10 equal cakes. Place breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl. Dredge crab cakes in breadcrumbs and place on a baking sheet treated with nonstick spray. Sprinkle sesame seeds over cakes. Bake 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories310
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol90mg
Sodium1570mg
Total Carbohydrate14g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars1g
Protein22g