Korean Crab Cakes Recipe

Serve these delicious Korean Crab Cakes with sweet and sour sauce or hoisin sauce. Learn how to make/prepare Korean Crab Cakes by following this easy recipe.
Korean Crab Cakes Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 254
  • ¼ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp fresh Cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp fresh Ginger (chopped)
  • 2 tsp Asian Fish Sauce (nuoc mam or nam pla)
  • 1 (6 ounce) can Crabmeat (drained, flaked and cartilage removed)
  • 3 ounces Shrimp (chopped)
  • 1½ cups fresh Breadcrumbs (made from crustless French bread)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1½ tbsp Peanut Oil
How to make Korean Crab Cakes:
  • Combine together mayonnaise, cilantro, ginger and fish sauce in a medium bowl.
  • Add in crab, shrimp and ½ cup breadcrumbs. Mix well.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Scatter he remaining 1 cup breadcrumbs on a plate or shallow bowl.
  • Divide the crab mixture into 4 portions.
  • Drop each portion into breadcrumbs and turn to coat evenly.
  • Shape the portions into a circle or oval.
  • Place a heavy skillet on medium heat and heat peanut oil.
  • Cook the crab cakes for about 5 minutes on each side.
  • When the cakes turn golden brown, remove and transfer on a serving plate.
  • Serve hot.