Cravings | Southern Crab Cake Sandwiches
Southern Crab Cake Sandwiches
  • SERVES: 4
  • PREP: 45 minutes
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 25 minutes

Crab cake sando secrets revealed, starring Southern mayo.

For the crab cakes:

  • 1

    large egg

  • 2

    tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 1

    1⁄2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 1

    teaspoon Louisiana hot sauce, such as Crystal

  • 1

    teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1⁄2

    teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1⁄2

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2

    tablespoons minced chives

  • 1

    pound lump crabmeat, picked over

  • 1⁄3

    cup panko bread crumbs

  • 1⁄2

    cup canola oil

For the Southern mayo:

  • ½

    cup mayonnaise

  • ¼

    cup finely diced onion

  • ¼

    cup finely diced green bell pepper

  • ¼

    cup finely diced celery

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 1

    teaspoon Southern style hot sauce

  • ½

    teaspoon ground caraway or celery seed

  • ¼

    teaspoon kosher salt

For the sandwiches:

  • 4

    potato buns

  • 8

    small butter lettuce slices

  • Softened butter, for toasting buns
  • Sliced tomatoes and butter lettuce leaves, for serving

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