ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Crab Cake Sliders with Dill-Caper Cream

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Kathleen Royal Phillips
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Yield Makes 12 servings


  • 1 pound fresh lump crabmeat, drained and picked
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup crushed saltine crackers
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup soft, fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 12 brioche rolls, split
  • 1 cup arugula
  • Dill-Caper Cream

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 6 ingredients. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

  2. Shape chilled crab mixture into 12 patties (about 1/3 cup each). Place breadcrumbs in a shallow dish; dredge both sides of patties in breadcrumbs. Fry patties in hot oil, in batches, in large skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Place 1 crab cake on bottom half of each roll; top each with arugula and a dollop of Dill-Caper Cream. Cover with top halves of rolls.