Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Sandwich

  • Pin It
  • print
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Sandwich Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Sandwich Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 12 min
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients Add to grocery list

1 cup mayonnaise
1 large egg
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon hot chili sauce (recommended: Sriracha)
2 green onions, finely chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup diced red pepper
1/2 lemon, zested and juiced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup jumbo lump crabmeat
1/2 cup all-purpose flour, for dusting
1/2 cup peanut oil, for sauteing
6 thin slices Italian pancetta, cooked until crispy
6 focaccia rolls
Roasted Tomato Remoulade Sauce, recipe follows

Roasted Tomato Remoulade Sauce:
Oven Roasted Tomatoes, diced, recipe follows
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
1 tablespoon large capers
1 teaspoon hot chili sauce (recommended: Sriracha)
1 tablespoon chopped chives
1 tablespoon chopped Italian parsley leaves
1/2 lemon, zested and juiced

Oven Roasted Tomatoes:
8 Roma tomatoes
Olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Combine mayonnaise, egg, Dijon mustard and hot chili sauce in a large bowl and using a whisk, mix well. Add green onions, dill, parsley, bread crumbs, diced red pepper, lemon zest and lemon juice and salt and pepper. Mix all ingredients well.

Gently fold in crabmeat and mix gently trying not to break up the crabmeat. Carefully divide mixture into 6 patties and dust with flour. Place patties into saucepan with peanut oil. Saute on medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes and carefully turn and cook for 4 to 6 minutes on the other side.

Top each crab cake with a piece of crispy pancetta and serve on a focaccia roll with Roasted Tomato Remoulade Sauce.

Roasted Tomato Remoulade Sauce:
Whisk all ingredients together and refrigerate or serve immediately.

Oven Roasted Tomatoes:
Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.

Take fresh Roma tomatoes and cut in half lengthwise. Place tomatoes cut side up on sheet tray. Drizzle olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place in oven for 8 hours or overnight.

Show: Paula's Best Dishes
          Watch Paula on Food Network

You May Also Like These Recipes:

You May Also Like These Articles:

Leave a Comment

Reader Comments:


Mrs. Paula, seen a show the other day, probably a rerun. Yor son Bobby was on it with you and ya'll were cooking his recipes. I'm looking for his Grilled Crab Sandwich. It was not a Crab cake, had no filler in it. Also had Old Bay in it Ant was put on light bread grilled in olive oil. please send to me. Thank you and Loving you all a bunch of muches. Wish I was a DEAn.

By Margo Mcgill on June 10, 2012

My Recipe Box |

Paula's Upcoming Schedule