This recipe for Crab Cakes with Horseradish Dill Tartar Sauce is so delicious and it makes a lot. These golden brown crab cakes are perfectly paired with the horseradish dill tartar sauce, you will not want to stop eating them!

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Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

10-20 minutes


1 1/4 cups olive oil mayonnaise, divided

3 tablespoons sweet relish

1 tablespoon minced shallot

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon dried dill weed

1/3 cup finely diced celery

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1 tablespoon minced chives

1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro

1 pound lump crab meat, shredded, excess water squeezed out

1/2 cup whole wheat flour

3 eggs, beaten

2 cups whole wheat panko

1 tablespoon onion powder

Pinch black pepper

Oil for frying, as necessary


Mix together 1 cup mayonnaise, relish, shallot, lemon juice, and dried dill and set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, combine remaining mayonnaise, celery, chives, cilantro, crab, flour, eggs, panko, onion powder, and black pepper.

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Form crab mixture into 18 patties and lightly fry until crisp and browned.

Serve crab cakes with tartar sauce and garnish with lemon wedges if desired.

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