Food and Recipes Recipes Mini Crab Cakes With Garlic-Chive Sauce Cook these mini crab cakes over medium-low heat to ensure a deep golden crust without overcooking the delicate crab. Pair with our homemade garlic-chive sauce. By Southern Living Test Kitchen Southern Living Test Kitchen The Southern Living Test Kitchen has been publishing recipes since 1970, four years after the first issue of Southern Living Magazine appeared on newsstands. The Southern Living Test Kitchen team includes a team of professionals with deep expertise in recipe development, from pastry chefs and grilling experts to nutritionists and dietitians. Together, the team tests and retests, produces, styles, and photographs thousands of recipes each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen facility located in Birmingham, Alabama. Southern Living's editorial guidelines Updated on July 20, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jennifer Davick Prep Time: 10 mins Bake Time: 8 mins Total Time: 18 mins Yield: Makes 16 cakes (serving size: 1 cake and 1 tbsp. sauce) Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 (8-oz.) package fresh lump crabmeat, drained 3 whole grain white bread slices 1/3 cup light mayonnaise 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2 large eggs, lightly beaten Vegetable cooking spray Salt to taste Garlic-Chive Sauce Garnish: lemon slices Directions Pick crabmeat, removing any bits of shell. Pulse bread slices in a blender or food processor 5 times or until finely crumbled. (Yield should be about 1 1/2 cups.) Stir together mayonnaise and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Gently stir in breadcrumbs and crabmeat. Shape mixture into 16 (2-inch) cakes (about 2 Tbsp. each). Cook cakes, in batches, on a hot, large griddle or nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-low heat 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Season with salt to taste. (Keep cakes warm in a 200° oven for up to 30 minutes.) Serve with Garlic-Chive Sauce. Garnish, if desired. Note: For testing purposes, we used Sara Lee Soft & Smooth Whole Grain White Bread. Note: Nutritional analysis does not include salt to taste. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 67 Calories 4g Fat 4g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 67 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 7% Cholesterol 41mg 14% Sodium 238mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 4g 2% Dietary Fiber 0g 1% Protein 4g Calcium 12mg 1% Iron 0mg 2% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.