Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia Degaris-Pursell
Prep Time
20 Mins
Chill Time
1 Hour
Cook Time
8 Mins
Total Time
1 Hour 28 Mins
Makes about 2 dozen

For easy party prep, these can be formed and refrigerated in the morning. After cooking, keep them in a warm oven until ready to serve.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°. Combine first 8 ingredients in a medium bowl. Fold in crabmeat. Shape crab mixture into 20 to 24 (2-inch) patties; chill 1 hour.

Step 2

Melt butter with oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook crab cakes, in 2 batches, 2 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden. Place on baking sheet, and transfer to oven to keep warm.

Step 3

Whisk together mayonnaise, wasabi, and lime zest; season mixture with salt and pepper. Dollop crab cakes with wasabi mayonnaise. Sprinkle with green onion.

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