Air Fryer Crab Cakes Recipe • Seafood Nutrition Partnership
Air Fryer Crab Cakes
Air Fryer Crab Cakes


1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup mayo
1/4 cup chopped basil
1/2 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
1 Tbsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 lb. crabmeat (canned)
Eat these crab cakes alone or try creating a fun dip for them! Either way, this recipe for air fryer crab cakes is simple and extremely delicious.


1.Add all ingredients, except the crabmeat, into a large bowl. Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated.
2.Mix in the crabmeat.
3.Shape into 4-6 crab cakes - depending on if this is a meal or appetizer - and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
4.Spray bottom of air fryer with cooking spray.
5.Cook for 7-10 minutes at 400 degrees. (Adjust cooking time depending on size.)

Ever really wanted crab cakes but didn’t want to go through the hassle to wait for the oven to preheat or fry them in a pan (and risk burning yourself on that hot oil)? We have an easy solution that takes less time than the other methods, just stick those crab cakes in the air fryer!

Air fryer crab cakes are the perfect way to create a delicious appetizer for your next gathering with family or friends. Crab cakes are always a crowd pleaser and have never been easier to make. Try our recipe for air fryer crab cakes and let us know what you think!

Enjoy these airfryer crab cakes and don’t forget to Eat Seafood America!

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