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Keto Crab Cakes with a dollop of Lemon Mayonnaise

Keto Crab Cakes

This Keto Crab Cakes Recipe is both easy and super fun to make. If you've never crab cakes before, this is a great place to start.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Keto / Low Carb
Keyword Keto Crab Cakes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 Crab Cakes
Calories 165kcal
Author Idriss


For the Crab Cake

Lemony Tartar Sauce

  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp dijon
  • 1 tbsp finely minced red onion
  • 1/2 lemon juiced and zested
  • 1 tbsp chopped dill
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Place your crab meat in a bowl and using your hands, break your crab meat into smaller pieces. In a separate bowl add mayonnaise, eggs, dijon, sea salt and paprika. Mix until fully incorporated. Add to your crab meat along with the rest of the ingredients. 
  • Shape into 6-8 crab cakes, and place on your a large platter or baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Preheat a large non-stick pan (at medium high) and coat with coconut oil or avocado oil. Once the pan is hot gently place your crab cake and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side. 
  • Prepare your Lemony Tartar Sauce by mixing all ingredients together and serve on top of your crab cakes. Enjoy!


Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.7g | Protein: 11.3g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 2g