Gluten-Free Crab Cake Recipe with Lemon Dill Aioli

"Make your seafood nights your favorite nights with this Gluten-Free Crab Cake Recipe. The combination of dill and old bay seasoning is both surprising and incredibly comforting."
-- @morewithless

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Serve these crab cakes over bitter greens or give them the burger treatment. Dress them up between two brioche buns, butter lettuce, and the delicious lemon dill aioli

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 10

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  • 1 finely chopped Red Bell Pepper
  • 4 finely chopped Green Onions
  • 1 tablespoons finely chopped Fresh Tarragon
  • 2 tablepoons finely chopped Fresh Dill
  • 2 tabelspoons Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 tablepoons Dijon Mustard
  • 1 beaten Egg
  • 1 teaspoo Salt
  • 1 teaspoo Salt
  • 1 teaspoo Smoked paprika
  • 1 tablesp Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoo Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 cup Almond Flour
  • 1 tablespook Gluten Free Flour
  • 1/4 cup Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 lb crab meat


  • Step 1

    Drain and dry crab meat, it is important to pat the crab meat dry with paper towels to remove as much moisture as possible.

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl add in crab, bell peppers, green onion, dill, tarragon, salt, pepper, Old Bay, gluten-free flour, and mayonnaise together.

  • Step 3

    Use hands to mix in order to keep the crab in large chunks.

  • Step 4

    Add in ½ the beaten egg and mix, if more egg is needed to bind the ingredients add in 1 tbs at a time.

  • Step 5

    Roll into balls and form into a patty, should make 7-10 palm size cakes.

  • Step 6

    Place almond flour in a bowl or container, add in a pinch of salt and pepper, 1 tsp Old Bay, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp cayenne pepper, and 1 tsp smoked paprika and whisk together.

  • Step 7

    Roll the crab cakes in almond flour coating well on each side.

  • Step 8

    Heat avocado oil, once heated place crab cakes in oil. There should be plenty of space in-between the cake to cook, if you don’t have a big enough pan you should fry in two batches.

  • Step 9

    Cook 4-5 minutes on each side, until golden brown.

  • Step 10

    Once fried on each side set on paper towel to drain excess oil. Serve on a bed of arugula with tarter sauce or try the lemon dill aioli shown below.

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