Crab Cakes and Curry Mayonnaise with Apple Salad Recipe

Crab Cakes and Curry Mayonnaise with Apple Salad Recipe

How To Make Crab Cakes and Curry Mayonnaise with Apple Salad

Flavorful crab cakes get a textural upgrade with the addition of a crisp apple salad. They are also served with a unique curry mayonnaise.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • ¾cupmayonnaise
  • 1tspcurry paste,or curry powder
  • 2tbspcrème fraîche
  • 2tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 1tbspchives,snipped
  • 1tbspflat leaf parsley,minced
  • 1tbsptarragon,minced
  • ½cupgranny smith apple,finely diced
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1lblump crab
  • 1cuppanko,Japanese bread crumbs
  • ¼cupcanola oil
  • 1tbspchampagne vinegar
  • 1largegranny Smith apple
  • 1cupcilantro leaves


  1. In a bowl, whisk ¼ cup of the mayonnaise with ½ teaspoon of the curry paste; chill. In another bowl, combine the remaining mayonnaise with the crème fraîche, lemon juice, chives, parsley, tarragon, and diced apple.

  2. Season with salt and pepper. Fold in the crab, form into 4 patties, and coat with the panko. Transfer the crab cakes to a lightly oiled baking sheet; chill.

  3. Preheat the broiler and position a rack 8 inches from the heat. Drizzle the crab cakes with 2 tablespoons of the oil and broil for about 12 minutes, turning once, until golden and crisp. Transfer the crab cakes to plates.

  4. In a medium bowl, whisk the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil with the half teaspoon of curry paste and the vinegar, and season with salt and pepper. Add the apple matchsticks and cilantro, and toss.

  5. Serve the crab cakes with the curry mayonnaise and apple salad.


  • Calories: 631.96kcal
  • Fat: 50.38g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.08g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 24.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.45g
  • Fiber: 2.80g
  • Sugar: 7.20g
  • Protein: 22.80g
  • Cholesterol: 109.11mg
  • Sodium: 644.85mg
  • Calcium: 157.94mg
  • Potassium: 532.82mg
  • Iron: 1.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 39.60µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.69mg
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