Mini Crab Cakes with Herbed Aioli

  • mdobrien Posted: 02/15/09
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    I love these crab cakes. I make normal sized and serve for dinner. The fresh herbs in the cakes and the aioli add wonderful flavor. I place them on a baking sheet, lightly coat with olive oil cooking spray, and broil for 10 minutes--much easier to cook this way.

  • nikkilea77 Posted: 03/13/11
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    These were delicious, but I had a very difficult time keeping them together. I made them as 5 larger crab cakes instead of the mini size. Next time, I'll shape the mix into the "cakes" and chill them before cooking them to see if they hold together better.

  • Katmanduu Posted: 02/09/11
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    As a self proclaimed "Food Snob", I find myself paticular with "light" recipes. But this one? This was fantastic. Delightfully delicious!

  • germantine Posted: 01/17/12
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    These were great! Tasty and light like a crab cake should be. Aioli was also light and flavorful. Easy preparation. Followed the recipe pretty much to the tee. As a big texture person, however, I did coat the crab cakes in panko crumbs to get more of a coating. If you keep the cakes small, as the recipe suggests, there's no issue with them falling apart when turning over. This will certainly be added to my recipe collection!

  • emmyembly Posted: 03/04/12
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    I was a little torn on what to rate this. I thought the crab cakes were EXCELLENT and very easy to make. I thought the texture was very good and I did not have any trouble keeping the crab cakes together. I followed someone else's suggestion and just baked them for 10 minutes (simply for convenience) and they turned out great! I think next time I will try to sear them first as it will probably only make them better. I was torn on what to rate this because I did NOT like the aioli at ALL. I thought it was horrible and just tasted like straight mayonnaise. I threw most of it out. I will definitely make these again, but I will try some other sauce with them.

  • goosesc Posted: 02/06/12
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    Easy to make and delicious! I actually made a lot more crab cakes than it said it would yield, because I made them smaller, more appetizer-sized for a party. Ate the leftovers for dinner the next night!

  • melendbm Posted: 09/01/13
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    I love crab cakes and these stand up to some of the best I have had at restaurants. They are easy to prepare and guests love them! Definitely make the Aioli - very good as well.

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