Crab Cake Burgers

Crab Cake Burgers

There’s nothing to be crabby about with these burgers.



1 lb. lump crab meat
1/3 c. bread crumbs
1/3 c. plus 3 tbsp. mayonnaise, divided
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/4 c. Chopped chives
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 tbsp. dill pickle relish
1 tbsp. Old Bay seasoning
4 burger buns
4 pieces bibb lettuce


  1. In a large bowl, make burger mixture: Combine crab meat, bread crumbs, 1/3 cup mayo, egg, chives and Worcestershire and season generously with salt and pepper. Form into four patties.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Cook burgers until golden, 5 minutes per side.
  3. Meanwhile, make sauce: In a small bowl, combine remaining 3 tablespoons mayo, lemon juice, relish and Old Bay and season with salt.
  4. Serve crab cake burgers on buns with lettuce and Old Bay sauce.

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