July 10, 2012

Crab Cakes with Chipotle Mayonnaise

Today I'm having guest over and decided to make something special for starters. 
These crab cakes will blow your pallets away! 

Crab Cakes
1/4 pound skinless cod or flounder
filler, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
5 scallions, thinly sliced
3 jalapenos,seeded and minced
3 tablespoon chopped parsley 
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 pound lump crabmeat,picked over
1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs

Chipotle Mayonnaise
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 chipotle chile in adobo, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 
Salt and fresh ground black pepper
Pure olive oil, for frying

In a food processor, puree fish. Transfer to a bowl and add the scallions, jalapenos, lemon juice,
parsley, cayenne, salt, pepper and mayonnaise and mix thoroughly.  

 Gently fold in the crabmeat. Form the mixture into 8 cakes. Coat the cakes with the panko and 
refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, make the chipotle mayonnaise
In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, chipotle, lemon juice, Old Bay Seasoning and mustard and season
with salt and black pepper. Cover and refrigerate. 

In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1/4 inch of oil until shimmering. Add the crab cakes and cook over
moderate heat until browned and heat it through, 3 minutes per side. Serve with the chipotle mayonnaise.

Hope you guys enjoy this amazing recipe! 
If any of you decide to make this or if I inspire you to make something similar, please tag me on Instagram(_johnnybell) or twitter @nytrendymoms. Toodles!


  1. I love crab cakes, I am happy you shared this since I was searching for a good crab cake recipe. I will def try this out and hashtag you on my instagram. :) Check out my blog too, I just started it. Love your fashion looks!


  2. That looks soooo good!!!!


  3. I need to make myself go buy crab meat so I can try this recipe. I love crab cakes! Thanks for sharing :)