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Avocado Crab Cakes and Avocado Sauce

Avocado Crab Cakes and Avocado Sauce


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Serving Size: 6

1 lb. lump crabmeat, drained
3/4 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs
1 large egg
3 small California Avocados, peeled and mashed
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 garlic clove, minced
1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper
1 stick (1/2 cup) Land O Lakes Butter
3 Tbsp. olive oil
As needed Avocado Sauce:
2 small California Avocados, peeled
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tsp. grated lime rind
1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper

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  1. Stir together first 9 ingredients
  2. Shape into 12 patties.
  3. Chill at least 1 hour.
  4. Melt butter in oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add patties, 4 at a time.
  6. Cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  7. Drain well, and keep warm.
  8. Serve with Avocado Sauce.

Avocado Sauce:

  1. Mash avocados in a medium bowl
  2. Stir in sour cream and next 4 ingredients.
  3. Chill 1 hour.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Recipe Tags

  • appetizer
  • Appetizers
  • avocado sauce
  • crab
  • crab cake
  • sauce


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