Avocado Crab Cakes and Avocado Sauce

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Serves: 6

1 lb. lump crabmeat, drained 3/4 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs 1 large egg 3 small California Avocados, peeled and mashed 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1 garlic clove, minced 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper 1 stick (1/2 cup) Land O Lakes Butter 3 Tbsp. olive oil Avocado Sauce: 2 small California Avocados, peeled 1/2 cup sour cream 1 tsp. grated lime rind 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper
  1. Stir together first 9 ingredients
  2. Shape into 12 patties.
  3. Chill at least 1 hour.
  4. Melt butter in oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add patties, 4 at a time.
  6. Cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  7. Drain well, and keep warm.
  8. Serve with Avocado Sauce.

Avocado Sauce:

  1. Mash avocados in a medium bowl
  2. Stir in sour cream and next 4 ingredients.
  3. Chill 1 hour.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you are setting out a spread of appetizers, add a beautiful avocado rose to elevate the appeal. Or if you are looking for more casual appetizers try these California Avocado snack recipes.

Recipe Categories: Appetizers Seafood

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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