Crabcake sliders

Jul 16, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. ET

Sliders aren't just for hamburgers! These simple crabcake sliders are pan fried till crispy, added to a grilled bun and drizzled with a homemade roasted red pepper sauce.

Crab cake sliders recipes

We have taken sliders to a whole new level! Crispy fresh crabcakes are put onto a soft slider bun and topped with a spicy roasted red pepper mayonnaise. This slider is crispy, fresh and full of summer flavor.

Crabcake sliders recipes

Yields 8 sliders


For crabcakes

  • 1 pound fresh picked crabmeat (jumbo or special)
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs, divided
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced jalapeño pepper
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
For roasted red pepper mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted red pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice
For sliders
  • 8 soft slider buns
  • Lettuce


For crabcakes

  1. In a large bowl, add crab, 1/3 cup of the panko breadcrumbs, egg, green onions, red bell pepper, jalapeño pepper, mayonnaise, lemon juice, Old Bay seasoning and cayenne pepper.
  2. Gently mix together until combined.
  3. Divide into 8 small patties. Let sit in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour to help set the patties so they do not fall apart while cooking.
  4. Once ready to cook the patties, add remaining panko crumbs to a shallow dish and carefully coat each crabcake with panko.
  5. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add in crabcakes and cook till brown, about 4 minutes per side.
  6. Add more butter if needed while frying.
For roasted red pepper mayonnaise
  1. Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and combined.
For sliders
  1. Open the bun and slather a little mayonnaise on the top of the bun and lettuce on the bottom of the bun. Add the crabcake and enjoy warm.

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