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crab cake slider with lettuce

Baked Crab Cake Sliders

  • Author: Laney Schwartz
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 sliders 1x
  • Category: Seafood
  • Method: Oven


Enjoy tender, flavorful crab cakes perfectly seasoned with shallots, garlic, and a hint of spice. Paired with a creamy, tangy sauce and nestled between soft, buttery brioche buns, these Baked Crab Cake Sliders are a mouthwatering dish that strikes the perfect balance between elegance and comfort food!



For the crab cakes:

  • 1 shallot (chopped)
  • 23 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 16 ounces fresh lump crab meat
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg white
  • ½¾ cup cornflake crumbs or panko breadcrumbs

For the crab cake sauce:

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • Juice from 12 lemons
  • 12 tablespoons Sriracha sauce

For serving:

  • Brioche slider buns
  • Lettuce


  1. Preheat a small pan over low heat. Sauté shallot and garlic for about 5 minutes or until soft. Set aside to cool slightly.

Keywords: baked crab cakes, mini crab cakes, baked crab cake sliders, crab cakes in the oven