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Crab Cake Burgers

These burgers have a great crab flavor without being masked by too many seasonings. This recipe will sever 6 people, and takes only 20 minutes to prepare. Best of all, it only has 163 calories per serving.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time2 mins
Total Time37 mins
Servings: 6 people



  • 1 pound of crabmeat
  • ½ cup of panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup of mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 4 dashes of hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons of minced chives
  • 6 whole-wheat buns
  • Tartar Sauce


  • In a large bowl, combine the crab, breadcrumbs, eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, chives, lemon juice, onion powder, hot sauce, and pepper. Form 6 patties.
  • In a large skillet, heat the oil and the butter over medium heat. Continue heating until the butter is no longer foaming. Cook for about 4 minutes, or until the patties are golden brown. Flip them, and cook the other side for another 4 minutes.
  • Toast the whole wheat buns, and put 1 teaspoon of tartar on each burger.