Recipe courtesy of David Najman

Glenn's Diner - Crab Cakes

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Crab Cakes:

6 ounces claw meat

3 ounces bread crumbs

3 green onions, diced

1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning

2 whole eggs

1 pound lump crab meat

Crab Cake Sauce

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 roasted red pepper

7 fresh basil leaves

1 cup mayonnaise

1 lemon

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Garlic, to taste


  1. For the crab cakes: Mix all ingredients together, except for the lump crabmeat. Fold in lump crabmeat. Portion crab cakes using a round cookie cutter into 4 to 6 servings. Sear crab cakes in saute pan for 2 minute on each side.
  2. For the sauce: Saute roasted red pepper and basil leaves in olive oil until the basil leaves become wilted. Using a food processor, combine the sauteed pepper and basil leaves with the mayonnaise and lemon. Add salt, pepper and garlic to taste while processing.
  3. Serve with crab cakes.