Updated Jan 16, 2019Chatelaine
- Preheat oven to 400F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, whisk 1/3 cup of mayonnaise with egg, parsley, Dijon and Tabasco.
- Gently stir in crab just until combined. Scoop out 1 heaping tbsp crab mixture, roll in panko, and form into 1-in.-thick cake. Repeat with rest of mixture. Place cakes on baking sheet 1/2 in. apart. Lightly spray or brush tops with oil.
- Bake in centre of preheated oven for 10 to 12 min. Turn cakes over and continue baking until light golden, about 5 more min. Let stand on baking sheet for 5 min before removing to a large platter.
- Whisk remaining mayonnaise, lemon juice and smoked paprika to make the aioli. Serve with lemon wedges alongside crab cakes.
Crab Cake Recipe Make-Ahead Tip:
Make cakes. Freeze on baking sheet until firm, 1 hour, then transfer to freezer bag. Bake from frozen in a 325F oven for 12 min per side.