Ginger Crab Cakes

Ginger Crab Cakes

dakota kelly 18

"Use fresh or frozen crab to make these delicious crab cakes made with fresh ginger, cilantro, green onions, and lime juice."


20 m servings 283 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 283 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 18.6 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 15.5 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 576 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In large bowl, mix together crabmeat, mayonnaise, green onions, cilantro, lime juice, ginger, hot pepper sauce, and salt and pepper. Shape into 12 patties.
  2. In a shallow dish, lightly beat eggs. Place bread crumbs in another shallow dish. Dip patties into egg, then press into bread crumbs to coat all over.
  3. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Cook crab cakes in oil, adding remaining oil as needed, for 2 minutes per side or until golden.
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  1. 36 Ratings


This is an excellent dish, was very much enjoyed and shall be again. Thanks Dakota for sharing.

These were very good, but milder than I expected. The crab flavor was really what came through. This was just about the best crab cake recipe I've found, but if I make it again, I'll probably...

What a shame I can only give this recipe 5 stars. It deserves many more!! Thanks for sharing this one Dakota. It's a keeper.

Hands down the best I've ever ever ever tasted (and I lived in the Northeast where there are a LOT of crabcakes eaten, hehe). This is THE kind of food we like...traditional dishes with a slight...

Ginger is critical to this recipe. It was a complete hit, but since my family likes spice, I added extra ginger. Take care in turning tthe cakes as they are very fragile until turned at least ...

This was great! All the reviews were accurate. I made it with 16oz of fresh crab meat and a little less mayo. I chopped up some pickeled ginger instead of the grated. I added a little crack...

Pretty good. I will definately try this again. Although I will cut down on the mayo a little bit. They do also need "something else"...I'm not sure what yet. Maybe more hot sauce. I will pl...

Pretty darn good, but I made some changes. I cut down on the crumbs and mayo, because I am from Maryland and we don't like too much filler in our crab cakes. I also used only one egg, and that...

Wow these are definitely the best I have ever made! Also they are Fancy restaurant quality! I made a yogurt sauce with lime and more cilantro as my husband likes sauces. Also as I was dipping th...